Mag. 3.3 earthquake - 16 Km Al NE De La Higuera on Sat, 29 Dec 2012 19:27 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.3 earthquake at 68 km depth
30 Dec 22:14 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 hours.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 29 Dec 2012 19:27 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 67.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.42°S / 71.07°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
10 km (6 mi) ENE of Quebrada Seca (Provincia de Elqui)
12 km (8 mi) SE of El Trapiche (Provincia de Elqui)
13 km (8 mi) WNW of Piritas (Provincia de Elqui)
57 km (35 mi) NNE of La Serena (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 154,500)
65 km (40 mi) NNE of Coquimbo (Provincia de Elqui) (pop: 161,300)
99 km (61 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Huasco) (pop: 44,900)
338 km (210 mi) NW of San Juan (Departamento de Capital, Argentina) (pop: 447,000)
451 km (280 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5.6 x 109 joules (1.56 megawatt hours, equivalent to 1.34 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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|M 3.3||68 km||16 km al NE de La Higuera||GUG (U. Chile)|
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