Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 66 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 09:07 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 2 days earlier.
Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake  - 66 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 09:07 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.8 earthquake at 10 km depth

19 Sep 09:12 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 27.0 to 10.0 km.
Date & time: 19 Sep 2015 09:07:06 UTC
Magnitude: 5.8
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.11°S / 71.55°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
69 km (43 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
213 km (132 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) N of Valparaiso (Valparaíso) (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (171 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.810 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 5.830 km5.8 COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 6.034 km32 km al NO de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)

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(Chile, 274 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió leve piso 24 (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 274 km S of epicenter) : Es la casi 350 replica que tenemos estoy en Santiago y fue grado 6 fuerte casi 6:15Am, los vidrios sonaban mucho (reported through EMSC)
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Moderate mag. 5.8 earthquake - 66 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 09:07 (GMT)
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