Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 56 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 10:58 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 24 km depth
18 Sep 11:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 23.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.356°S / 71.667°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
56 km (35 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
129 km (80 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
164 km (102 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
252 km (157 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||24 km||20 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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