Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 68 km northwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Saturday, 26 September 2015 at 21:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 28 km depth
26 Sep 22:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 0 minutes.
Depth: 28.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.263°S / 71.744°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
68 km (42 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
90 km (56 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) NW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SW of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (88 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (122 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
283 km (176 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.2||28 km||31 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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