Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 97 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 02:08 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 10 minutes.
Depth: 24.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.835°S / 71.955°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (135 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
236 km (147 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||25 km||43 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
thursday hasn't even happened (8742.2 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / not felt