Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 61 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 15:44 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 29 km depth
21 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 33 minutes.
Depth: 28.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.986°S / 71.66°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
61 km (38 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
74 km (46 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
127 km (79 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
227 km (141 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
291 km (181 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
309 km (192 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||29 km||42 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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