Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 207 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 01:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 30 km depth
17 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 30.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.982°S / 72.001°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
88 km (54 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
207 km (129 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
225 km (140 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||30 km||47 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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