Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 14:35 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 37 km depth
17 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 43 minutes.
Depth: 37.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.378°S / 71.797°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (64 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||37 km||32 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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