Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 222 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 11:12 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 31 km depth
17 Sep 12:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 31.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.768°S / 71.915°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 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||31 km||41 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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