Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - 67 km al O de Los Vilos on Thursday, 17 September 2015

Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 204 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 13:32 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 15 hours earlier.
Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake  - South Pacific Ocean, 204 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 13:32 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.0 earthquake at 34 km depth

17 Sep 14:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Date & time: 17 Sep 2015 13:32:26 UTC
Magnitude: 6
Depth: 33.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.143°S / 72.173°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
204 km (127 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1013 joules (17.5 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 15080 tons of TNT or 0.9 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 6.034 km67 km al O de Los VilosGUG (U. Chile)

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Aftershocks of the 6.0 quake South Pacific Ocean, 204 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, 17 September 2015 13:32 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (603 quakes):
  • 15 Mar 2016 09:34 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    12.3 km (7.6 mi) depth
    |
    43 km (27 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 13:31 UTC
    | M 3.0 |
    40 km (24.9 mi) depth
    |
    56 km (35 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 14 Mar 2016 10:26 UTC
    | M 4.5 |
    40.4 km (25.1 mi) depth
    |
    57 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 13 Mar 2016 17:24 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    37.7 km (23.4 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (28 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Mar 2016 03:25 UTC
    | M 2.8 |
    31.5 km (19.6 mi) depth
    |
    58 km (36 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 08 Mar 2016 02:03 UTC
    | M 3.1 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    35 km (22 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 06 Mar 2016 15:24 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    25.5 km (15.8 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 06 Mar 2016 15:24 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    26 km (16.2 mi) depth
    |
    26 km (16 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 03 Mar 2016 01:44 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    32.8 km (20.4 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • 01 Mar 2016 23:03 UTC
    | M 3.9 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    38 km (24 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Mar 2016 15:46 UTC
    | M 3.3 |
    41 km (25.5 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 01 Mar 2016 01:37 UTC
    | M 3.2 |
    30 km (18.6 mi) depth
    |
    41 km (25 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 28 Feb 2016 01:47 UTC
    | M 3.6 |
    39 km (24.2 mi) depth
    |
    55 km (34 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Feb 2016 12:48 UTC
    | M 2.7 |
    25 km (15.5 mi) depth
    |
    46 km (29 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 25 Feb 2016 01:57 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    15 km (9.3 mi) depth
    |
    42 km (26 mi) distance
    | EMSC | Details
  • 24 Feb 2016 21:38 UTC
    | M 2.9 |
    31.1 km (19.3 mi) depth
    |
    40 km (25 mi) distance
    | GUG (U. Chile) | Details
  • Show all

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Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 204 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 13:32 (GMT)

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