Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 228 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 20:12 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 34 km depth
30 Sep 21:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 5 minutes.
Depth: 33.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.768°S / 72.024°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
82 km (51 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (66 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
136 km (85 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
146 km (91 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
147 km (91 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
152 km (95 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (96 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> 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||34 km||51 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.4||10 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.4||17 km||- 94km W of Illapel, Chile||USGS|
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