Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Elqui Province, 36 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 25 May 2017 at 12:44 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 17 km depth
25 May 12:58 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 16.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.365°S / 71.455°W (Elqui Province, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) NW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
55 km (34 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) NW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) WSW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
352 km (219 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||17 km||13 km al S de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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