Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 September 2015 at 21:20 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 40 km depth
17 Sep 22:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 40.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.489°S / 71.679°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
171 km (106 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
239 km (149 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
258 km (160 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||40 km||23 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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