Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 67 km northwest of La Ligua, Petorca Province, Region de Valparaiso, Chile, on Tuesday, 6 October 2015 at 01:02 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 26 km depth
6 Oct 02:10 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 1 hour and 7 minutes.
Depth: 26.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 32.12°S / 71.83°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearest volcano: Tupungatito (237 km / 147 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) WNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
83 km (51 mi) SW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 3.9||26 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 3.9||26 km||37 km al SO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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