Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 91 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 15:07 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 44 km depth
17 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 44.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.914°S / 71.957°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (50 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||44 km||42 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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