Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 57 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 14:23 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 33 km depth
18 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 54 minutes.
Depth: 32.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.413°S / 71.709°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
57 km (35 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
181 km (112 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
248 km (154 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (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||33 km||24 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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