Mag. 4.2 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Monday, 5 October 2015 at 21:58 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 23 km depth
5 Oct 22:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 20 minutes.
Depth: 22.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.082°S / 71.795°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
95 km (59 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
103 km (64 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
107 km (67 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
187 km (116 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
205 km (127 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||23 km||33 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.1||10.4 km||- 69km WNW of La Ligua, Chile||USGS|
|M 4.2||10 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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