Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 257 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 14:14 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 49 km depth
17 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 48.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.956°S / 72.74°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
152 km (95 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
174 km (108 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 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||49 km||116 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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