Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 63 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 18:13 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 43 km depth
19 Sep 19:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 42.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.314°S / 71.714°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
63 km (39 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (55 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||43 km||26 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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