Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 00:08 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 55 km depth
18 Sep 01:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 10 minutes.
Depth: 55.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.55°S / 71.535°W (Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
60 km (37 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (Valparaíso) (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) N of Quillota (Valparaíso) (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (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||55 km||18 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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