Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 00:30 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 49 km depth
26 Sep 01:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 47 minutes.
Depth: 48.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.72°S / 71.849°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km (40 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
132 km (82 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
139 km (86 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
224 km (139 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
242 km (150 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||49 km||38 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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