Moderate mag. 5.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 2 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 12:14 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.2 earthquake at 25 km depth
17 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 24.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.142°S / 72.107°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
89 km (55 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (74 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4 x 1012 joules (1.11 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 951 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.2||25 km||62 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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