Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 54 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 03:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 57 km depth
17 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 minutes.
Depth: 56.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.612°S / 71.737°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||57 km||36 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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