Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 17:30 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 30 km depth
23 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 47 minutes.
Depth: 29.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.531°S / 71.816°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (39 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
116 km (72 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (99 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (105 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
172 km (107 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
241 km (149 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
259 km (161 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (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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|M 4.0||30 km||37 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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