Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 46 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 15:21 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 6.3 quake 26 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 10 February 2016 00:33 GMT, which had occurred 11 jours earlier.
Weak mag. 2.9 earthquake - Limarí, 46 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 20 February 2016 at 15:21 (GMT)

Séisme très faible magnitude 2.9 at 34 km depth

20 Feb 15:35 UTC: Premier à signaler: GUG (U. Chile) après 13 minutes.
Profondeur recalculée de 35.3 à 34.4 km.
Date & time: 20 Feb 2016 15:21:48 UTC
Magnitude: 2.9
Profondeur: 34.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.602°S / 71.679°W (Limarí, Coquimbo Region, Chili)
Nearby towns and cities:
46 km O de Ovalle (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 77,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
70 km O de Monte Patria (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
79 km SSO de Coquimbo (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 161,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km SSO de La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
88 km SSO de La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
112 km SO de Vicuña (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
125 km NNO de Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
148 km NNO de Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
332 km NNO de Santiago du Chili (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 109 joules (392 kilowatt hours, equivalent to 0.338 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 2.934 km42 km al SO de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)

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