Mag. 3.5 earthquake - ATACAMA, CHILE, on Sat, 23 Mar 2013 17:26 (America/Santiago)
Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 77 km depth
23 Mar 20:45 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 19 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: Sat, 23 Mar 2013 17:26 (America/Santiago)
Depth: 77.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 29.08°S / 71.28°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
76 km (47 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900)
92 km (57 mi) N of La Serena (pop: 154,500)
97 km (60 mi) N of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300)
120 km (74 mi) NNW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500)
169 km (105 mi) N of Ovalle (pop: 77,100)
182 km (113 mi) N of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900)
212 km (132 mi) SSW of Copiapo (pop: 129,300)
491 km (305 mi) N of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||77 km||ATACAMA, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.5||77 km||68 km al S de Huasco||GUG (U. Chile)|
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