Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 05:45 (GMT)

Mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 05:45 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 44 km depth

6 Sep 06:06 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 43.8 to 44.1 km.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 44.1 to 44.2 km.
Date & time: 6 Sep 2017 05:45:35 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 44.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.772°S / 71.348°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) N of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
324 km (201 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.244 km11 km al NO de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)

User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Coquimbo / Weak shaking (MMI III)
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Mag. 4.2 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 6 September 2017 at 05:45 (GMT)
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