Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 72 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Monday, 28 September 2015 at 20:27 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 25 km depth
28 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 51 minutes.
Depth: 25.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.061°S / 71.731°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
72 km (45 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (52 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
285 km (177 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> 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||25 km||46 km al NO de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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