Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 220 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 03:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 15 km depth
18 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 40 minutes.
Depth: 15.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.863°S / 72.046°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
87 km (54 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (84 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
143 km (89 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
220 km (137 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
238 km (148 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||15 km||51 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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