Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 05:33 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 21 km depth
17 Sep 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 44 minutes.
Depth: 20.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.932°S / 71.803°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (249 km / 155 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (43 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
219 km (136 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||21 km||28 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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