Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 233 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 19:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 26 km depth
18 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 52 minutes.
Depth: 26.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.734°S / 72.071°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (53 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (94 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||26 km||56 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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