Strong mag. 5.7 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 310 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 04:32 (GMT)
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Strong magnitude 5.7 earthquake at 34 km depth
17 Sep 05:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 46 minutes.
Depth: 33.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.926°S / 72.032°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
230 km (143 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (148 mi) NNW of San Felipe (pop: 59,300) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
310 km (193 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
329 km (204 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.2 x 1013 joules (6.22 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 5351 tons of TNT or 0.3 atomic bombs!) More info
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|M 5.7||34 km||75 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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