Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 64 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 08:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 50 km depth
17 Sep 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 39 minutes.
Depth: 50.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.292°S / 71.709°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
193 km (120 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
261 km (162 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
279 km (173 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||50 km||27 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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