Mag. 2.7 earthquake - 29 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 15 February 2017 at 23:10 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.7 earthquake at 42 km depth
15 Feb 23:22 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Depth: 42.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.772°S / 71.429°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
29 km (18 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
46 km (28 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
308 km (191 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 108 joules (197 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.169 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.7||42 km||18 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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