Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 01:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 25 km depth
21 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 3 hours.
Depth: 24.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.152°S / 71.785°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||25 km||37 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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