Mag. 2.5 earthquake - 17 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 26 February 2017 at 16:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.5 earthquake at 47 km depth
26 Feb 16:38 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 47.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.66°S / 71.367°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (11 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
318 km (198 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 108 joules (98.6 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.5||47 km||17 km al O de Ovalle||GUG (U. Chile)|
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