Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 09:01 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 43 km depth
17 Sep 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 16 minutes.
Depth: 43.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.457°S / 71.709°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km (34 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (111 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
244 km (151 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||43 km||25 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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