Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 97 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 11:15 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 37 km depth
26 Sep 12:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 37.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.828°S / 71.952°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
77 km (48 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
97 km (60 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
138 km (86 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (90 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
218 km (136 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||37 km||43 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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