Mag. 4.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 49 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 21 September 2015 at 22:25 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.1 earthquake at 35 km depth
21 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 53 minutes.
Depth: 35.3 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.706°S / 71.679°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (30 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
68 km (42 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
217 km (135 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 8.9 x 1010 joules (24.8 megawatt hours, equivalent to 21.3 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.1||35 km||28 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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