Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 15:49 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
20 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 29 minutes.
Depth: 30.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.351°S / 71.693°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
166 km (103 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
254 km (158 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
272 km (169 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||31 km||23 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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