Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 45 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 15:38 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 35 km depth
18 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 40 minutes.
Depth: 35.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.629°S / 71.646°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
45 km (28 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
67 km (41 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
155 km (97 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (151 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||35 km||31 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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