Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 347 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Thursday, 24 September 2015 at 22:36 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 22 km depth
24 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 42 minutes.
Date & time: 24 Sep 2015 22:36:16 UTC
Depth: 21.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.59°S / 72.102°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
86 km (54 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
102 km (63 mi) SW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) SW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
276 km (171 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
280 km (174 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
281 km (175 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
347 km (216 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
366 km (227 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||22 km||69 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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