Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 50 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 05:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 32 km depth
27 Sep 06:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 30 minutes.
Depth: 32.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.636°S / 71.72°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
50 km (31 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
84 km (52 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (76 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
270 km (167 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
330 km (205 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
348 km (216 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.4 x 1012 joules (392 megawatt hours, equivalent to 338 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.9||32 km||48 km al SO de Tongoy||GUG (U. Chile)|
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