Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 71 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 11:50 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 32 km depth
19 Sep 12:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 28 minutes.
Depth: 31.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.88°S / 71.865°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
124 km (77 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (150 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 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||32 km||58 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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