Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 00:43 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
17 Sep 01:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 35 minutes.
Depth: 34.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.386°S / 71.845°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (43 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (103 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (115 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
256 km (159 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||35 km||37 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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