Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 74 km northwest of Valparaiso, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 14:37 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 41 km depth
20 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 40 minutes.
Depth: 40.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.449°S / 71.991°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (230 km / 143 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
71 km (44 mi) W of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
76 km (47 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) NW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 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||41 km||71 km al O de La Ligua||GUG (U. Chile)|
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