Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 178 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 20:24 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 24 km depth
17 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 53 minutes.
Depth: 24.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.353°S / 72.022°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (238 km / 148 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (56 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (64 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
178 km (110 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||24 km||69 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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