Moderate mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 00:31 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
19 Sep 01:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 47 minutes.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2015 00:31:28 UTC
Depth: 29.4 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.612°S / 71.906°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
101 km (63 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (168 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
271 km (168 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
338 km (210 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
356 km (221 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||29 km||56 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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