Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 48 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 11:05 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 5 days earlier.
Mag. 4.0 earthquake  - 48 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 11:05 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 32 km depth

21 Sep 12:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 13 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Sep 2015 11:05:27 UTC
Magnitude: 4
Depth: 31.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.967°S / 71.465°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
48 km (30 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
57 km (35 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) S of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) N of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
287 km (179 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
306 km (190 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.032 km25 km al SO de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)

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Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 48 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 11:05 (GMT)
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