Mag. 2.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 76 km southwest of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 12 August 2017 at 20:52 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 2.4 earthquake at 30 km depth
12 Aug 21:36 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 43 minutes.
Depth: 29.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.303°S / 72.018°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) WNW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
192 km (120 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) SSW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
374 km (232 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 108 joules (69.8 kilowatt hours) More info
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|M 2.4||30 km||51 km al O de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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