Moderate mag. 4.7 earthquake - 42 km south of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 16 February 2015 at 20:33 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.7 earthquake at 42 km depth
16 Feb 21:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 36 minutes.
Date & time: 16 Feb 2015 20:33:47 UTC
Depth: 42.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.3°S / 71.5°W (Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
42 km (26 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
44 km (27 mi) NW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
50 km (31 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Vicuña (pop: 13,500) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) SSW of Vallenar (Atacama) (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
288 km (179 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
360 km (224 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
379 km (235 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1011 joules (197 megawatt hours, equivalent to 169 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.7||42 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|4.7||42 km||5 km al S de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
|4.8||20 km||55km WSW of Coquimbo, Chile||USGS|
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