Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 96 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 10 April 2017 at 22:36 (GMT)
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Weak magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 39 km depth
10 Apr 23:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 39.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.415°S / 72.178°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (59 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
368 km (229 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (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||39 km||68 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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