Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km north of Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 15:24 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 29 km depth
19 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 53 minutes.
Depth: 28.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.406°S / 71.791°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (216 km / 134 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
72 km (45 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
78 km (49 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) NW 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||29 km||53 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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