Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 49 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 6 July 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

Mag. 2.9 earthquake  - Limarí, 49 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 6 July 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.9 earthquake at 28 km depth

6 Jul 15:42 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 12 minutes.
Jul 6 16:02: Magnitude recalculated from 2.8 to 2.9.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 25.8 to 28.2 km.
Date & time: 6 Jul 2017 15:30:13 UTC
Magnitude: 2.9
Depth: 28.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.836°S / 71.638°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) WSW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (42 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) SSW of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SW of Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (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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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.928 km36 km al O de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 49 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 6 July 2017 at 15:30 (GMT)
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