Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 86 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 12:36 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 35 km depth
20 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 41 minutes.
Depth: 34.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.979°S / 71.953°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (52 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
128 km (80 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
223 km (138 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||35 km||42 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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