Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Limarí, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 10 March 2017 at 06:22 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Limarí, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 10 March 2017 at 06:22 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 49 km depth

10 Mar 06:32 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 10 minutes.
Date & time: 10 Mar 2017 06:22:27 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 49.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.77°S / 71.64°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km (29 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) W of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) N of Quilpué (Valparaíso) (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (195 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
332 km (206 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.049 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 5.124 km64 km al SO de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)
M 5.215 km OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 5.114 km- 86km W of Ovalle, ChileUSGS

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Viña (251.1 km S of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
Viña del Mar (Chile, 276 km S of epicenter) : Imperceptible en Viña del Mar (reported through EMSC)
Coquimbo (Chile, 103 km NE of epicenter) : Felt in Great Coquimbo: III (MMI). (reported through EMSC)
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Limarí, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 10 March 2017 06:22 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (12 quakes):
  • 02 May 2017 03:41 UTC
    | M 3.5 |
    34.1 km (21.2 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 28 Apr 2017 01:54 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    27.5 km (17.1 mi) depth
    |
    9 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 24 Apr 2017 13:16 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    26.1 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    10 km (6 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Apr 2017 11:02 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    38.6 km (24 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 21 Apr 2017 04:31 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    31.5 km (19.6 mi) depth
    |
    6 km (4 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Apr 2017 08:20 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    29.4 km (18.3 mi) depth
    |
    5 km (3 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 10 Apr 2017 23:58 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    34 km (21.1 mi) depth
    |
    12 km (8 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 08 Apr 2017 02:01 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    7 km (5 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 22 Mar 2017 18:26 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    37 km (23 mi) depth
    |
    3 km (2 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 19 Mar 2017 06:40 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    22 km (13.7 mi) depth
    |
    18 km (11 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 17 Mar 2017 04:21 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    28.4 km (17.6 mi) depth
    |
    8 km (5 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 12 Mar 2017 14:00 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    24.1 km (15 mi) depth
    |
    17 km (10 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details

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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Limarí, 46 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 10 March 2017 at 06:22 (GMT)
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