Mag. 2.8 earthquake - 17 km south of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 27 July 2017 at 15:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 58 km depth
27 Jul 16:06 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 14 minutes.
Depth: 57.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.749°S / 71.224°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
17 km (10 mi) S of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
26 km (16 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (61 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
117 km (73 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) WNW of Calingasta (San Juan, Argentina) (pop: 8,180) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) N of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 2.8||58 km||10 km al NE de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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