Mag. 3.8 earthquake - 50 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 12:15 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 31 km depth
26 Sep 13:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 3 minutes.
Depth: 30.5 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.871°S / 71.611°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
65 km (41 mi) WSW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) NNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca, Valparaíso) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
240 km (149 mi) N of Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
302 km (187 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
320 km (199 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 3.2 x 1010 joules (8.78 megawatt hours, equivalent to 7.56 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.8||31 km||34 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
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