Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 216 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 19:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 36 km depth
18 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 60 minutes.
Depth: 35.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.872°S / 71.982°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
81 km (51 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (59 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (84 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
216 km (134 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
234 km (145 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||36 km||45 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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