Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 73 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 12:19 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 7 km depth
17 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 59 minutes.
Depth: 7.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.16°S / 71.922°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
73 km (45 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||7 km||48 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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