Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 16:32 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 41 km depth
17 Sep 17:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 45 minutes.
Depth: 40.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.564°S / 71.757°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
111 km (69 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NNW 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||41 km||34 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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