Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 66 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 04:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
21 Sep 05:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 16 minutes.
Depth: 25.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.262°S / 71.893°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (233 km / 145 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km (41 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (56 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
99 km (62 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
177 km (110 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
194 km (121 mi) NW 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||25 km||53 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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