Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 64 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 12:55 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 35 km depth
23 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 23 minutes.
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.645°S / 71.844°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
64 km (40 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (143 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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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|M 4.0||35 km||43 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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