Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Elqui, 35 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 2 September 2017 at 15:56 (GMT)

Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Elqui, 35 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 2 September 2017 at 15:56 (GMT)

Minor magnitude 2.8 earthquake at 43 km depth

2 Sep 16:08 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 11 minutes.
Date & time: 2 Sep 2017 15:56:57 UTC
Magnitude: 2.8
Depth: 43.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.372°S / 71.448°W (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 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!
59 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!
143 km (89 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
351 km (218 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 x 109 joules (278 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 2.843 km14 km al S de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)

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Minor mag. 2.8 earthquake - Provincia de Elqui, 35 km northwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 2 September 2017 at 15:56 (GMT)
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