Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 93 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 08:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 15 km depth
17 Sep 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.851°S / 71.916°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (144 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||15 km||39 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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