Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 63 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Friday, 18 September 2015 at 22:53 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 36 km depth
18 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 25 minutes.
Depth: 36.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.248°S / 71.65°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNW 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||25 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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