Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 242 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 15:38 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 39 km depth
20 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 39 minutes.
Depth: 38.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.696°S / 72.165°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (98 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
165 km (102 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
260 km (161 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
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|M 4.5||39 km||66 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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