Mag. 4.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 51 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 02:00 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.9 earthquake at 37 km depth
30 Sep 02:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 36.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.663°S / 71.724°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
51 km (32 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (46 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
96 km (60 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
267 km (166 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
327 km (203 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (215 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||37 km||48 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.8||28 km||Near Coast of Central Chile||GFZ|
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