Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 70 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 04:22 (GMT)
Quake Data | Interactive map | User Reports | Earlier quakes in same area | Quakes in Chile | Region de Valparaiso | Coquimbo Region | Santiago Metropolitan
Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 40 km depth
20 Sep 05:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 56 minutes.
Depth: 40.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.096°S / 71.848°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (240 km / 149 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
70 km (44 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
104 km (65 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
206 km (128 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
|M 4.5||40 km||38 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
User reports for this quake
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
be the first to report it!There are no user reports for this quake yet. If you felt it