Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 19:09 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
19 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Depth: 37.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.363°S / 71.782°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (218 km / 135 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
71 km (44 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (48 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||37 km||53 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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