Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 48 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 05:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 50 km depth
19 Sep 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 4 minutes.
Depth: 49.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.824°S / 71.623°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (245 km / 152 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
63 km (39 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
134 km (83 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 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||50 km||14 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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