Mag. 3.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 53 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 01:35 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
26 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 43 minutes.
Depth: 25.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.612°S / 71.724°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
53 km (33 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
229 km (142 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.6 x 1010 joules (4.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 3.79 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.6||26 km||35 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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