Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 203 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 12:09 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 8 minutes.
Depth: 40.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.171°S / 72.195°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
96 km (60 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (68 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||40 km||71 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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