Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 77 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 20 September 2015 at 18:59 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 38 km depth
20 Sep 19:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 19 minutes.
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.138°S / 71.713°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
75 km (47 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (90 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
211 km (131 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
277 km (172 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
295 km (183 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||38 km||38 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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