Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 245 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 15:40 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 41 km depth
17 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 38 minutes.
Depth: 41.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.593°S / 72.048°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (103 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (107 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
245 km (152 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||41 km||60 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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