Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 06:09 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 35 km depth
18 Sep 07:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 34.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.522°S / 71.773°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
150 km (93 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) NNW of Santiago (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: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||35 km||33 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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