Mag. 3.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 49 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 03:16 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.8 earthquake at 37 km depth
27 Sep 04:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 2 minutes.
Depth: 36.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.664°S / 71.691°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
70 km (43 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
222 km (138 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||37 km||32 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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