Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 271 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 15:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 23 km depth
17 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 40 minutes.
Depth: 23.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.324°S / 72.042°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
90 km (56 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
289 km (180 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||23 km||56 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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