Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 69 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 12:41 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 29 km depth
20 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 36 minutes.
Depth: 28.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.403°S / 71.85°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
69 km (43 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
109 km (68 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (110 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (113 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
273 km (170 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||29 km||37 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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