Mag. 4.2 earthquake - Choapa, 27 km southwest of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Tuesday, 29 September 2015 at 18:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 29 km depth
29 Sep 20:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 19 minutes.
Depth: 29.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.793°S / 71.38°W (Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (232 km / 144 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
27 km (17 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) W of Salamanca (Choapa, Coquimbo Region) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
197 km (123 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
210 km (131 mi) S of La Serena (Coquimbo Region) (pop: 154,500) --> 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||29 km||18 km al NE de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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