Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 264 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 20:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 31 km depth
17 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 30.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.343°S / 71.929°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
79 km (49 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
108 km (67 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
190 km (118 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
195 km (121 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (176 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||31 km||45 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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