Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 10:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 51 km depth
17 Sep 11:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Depth: 50.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.351°S / 71.832°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
278 km (173 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||51 km||36 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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