Mag. 4.0 earthquake - 20 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 04:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 40 km depth
26 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 17 minutes.
Depth: 39.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.712°S / 71.359°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
20 km (12 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
38 km (24 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
313 km (194 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||40 km||16 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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