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Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 17 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 17 September 2015

This quake was likely an aftershock of the M 7.8 quake: Near Coast of Central Chile on Wed, 16 Sep 22h54, which had occurred 2 hours 39 minutes earlier.
Strong mag. 6.2 earthquake  - Off Coast of Central Chile on Thursday, 17 September 2015
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 52.0 to 46.0 km.
Date & time: Thursday, 17 September 2015 01:33 UTC
Magnitude: 6.2
Depth: 46.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.75°S / 72.12°W (Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (288 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3*10^14 J (35 GWh / 30089 tons of TNT / 1.9 atomic bombs equivalent) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Thu, 17 Sep 2015
Thu, 17 Sep 01:33 UTCM 6.2 / 49 km6.2 OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
Thu, 17 Sep 01:33 UTCM 6.0 / 35.1 km63 km al NO de Los VilosGUG (U. Chile)

"I felt it" reports:
(Chile) (234 km SE from epicenter)(no details): Just a little aftershock (via EMSC)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource

 

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