Mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 17:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 37 km depth
20 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 60 minutes.
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.659°S / 71.744°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
121 km (75 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (164 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
328 km (204 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
346 km (215 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||37 km||50 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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