Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 49 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 27 September 2015 at 17:21 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 38 km depth
27 Sep 18:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 57 minutes.
Depth: 38.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.508°S / 71.669°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
49 km (31 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
110 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) NNW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
169 km (105 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
170 km (106 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
237 km (147 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (159 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||38 km||23 km al SO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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