Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Elqui, 35 km south of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 8 February 2017 at 20:40 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 57 km depth
8 Feb 22:30 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 49 minutes.
Depth: 56.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.256°S / 71.256°W (Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) SSE of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) N of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) NNW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
212 km (132 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
361 km (224 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.9||57 km||17 km al O de Andacollo||GUG (U. Chile)|
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