Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 15:51 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 31 km depth
23 Sep 16:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 26 minutes.
Depth: 30.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.93°S / 71.688°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (37 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (46 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||31 km||43 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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