Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 02:34 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
17 Sep 03:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 44 minutes.
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.705°S / 71.747°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (148 mi) NNW 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||33 km||32 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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