Mag. 4.4 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 227 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 03:17 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.4 earthquake at 16 km depth
17 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 0 minutes.
Depth: 15.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.73°S / 71.933°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (96 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.5 x 1011 joules (69.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 60 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.4||16 km||45 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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