Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 78 km northwest of Valparaiso, Provincia de Valparaiso, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 19 September 2015 at 19:20 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 43 km depth
19 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 42.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.431°S / 72.043°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (236 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
78 km (48 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) NW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||43 km||76 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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