Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 233 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 01:42 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 15 km depth
20 Sep 03:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 36 minutes.
Depth: 15.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.778°S / 72.139°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
93 km (58 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (93 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
156 km (97 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
233 km (145 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
251 km (156 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||15 km||61 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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