Mag. 3.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 62 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 23 September 2015 at 18:18 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 24 km depth
23 Sep 19:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 59 minutes.
Depth: 23.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.354°S / 71.732°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
62 km (38 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
131 km (81 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
160 km (100 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
168 km (104 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
274 km (170 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.5||24 km||27 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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