Mag. 4.5 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 59 km west of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 14:39 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 35 km depth
24 Sep 15:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 38 minutes.
Depth: 35.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.296°S / 71.828°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (226 km / 140 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
59 km (36 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
79 km (49 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
85 km (53 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
91 km (57 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) NW of Limache (Marga Marga) (pop: 35,900) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (105 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.5||35 km||52 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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