Moderate mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 201 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 08:18 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 36 km depth
18 Sep 09:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 60 minutes.
Depth: 36.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.314°S / 72.312°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
103 km (64 mi) NW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) WNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
201 km (125 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||36 km||88 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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