Mag. 4.8 earthquake - 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 13:35 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 25 km depth
24 Sep 14:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 42 minutes.
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.69°S / 71.546°W (Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
36 km (22 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
56 km (35 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
214 km (133 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.8||25 km||25 km al N de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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