Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 80 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Friday, 2 October 2015 at 14:48 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 20 km depth
2 Oct 15:10 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 22 minutes.
Depth: 20.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.05°S / 71.94°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
106 km (66 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (71 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
198 km (123 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
215 km (134 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.3||20 km||Near Coast of Central Chile||GFZ|
|M 4.3||2 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||39 km||31 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.5||15 km||- 94km WNW of La Ligua, Chile||USGS|
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