Mag. 4.6 earthquake - 24 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Wednesday, 30 September 2015 at 22:59 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 49 km depth
30 Sep 23:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 48.6 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.729°S / 71.405°W (Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
24 km (15 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
43 km (27 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) S of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
312 km (194 mi) NNW of Santiago (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.6||49 km||18 km al NO de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.4||37 km||- 35km WSW of Ovalle, Chile||USGS|
|M 4.4||40 km||COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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