Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 235 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on 2015-10-05 21:00:59 -05:00
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 26 km depth
6 Oct 03:10 UTC: First to report: USGS after 1 hour and 9 minutes.
Local time at epicenter: 2015-10-05 21:00:59 -05:00
Depth: 26.1 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.7104°S / 72.0515°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
84 km (52 mi) W of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
113 km (70 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
148 km (92 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
153 km (95 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
154 km (95 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
159 km (99 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
235 km (146 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
253 km (157 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
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||26 km||- 84km W of Illapel, Chile||USGS|
|M 4.6||40 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.3||40 km||47 km al NO de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
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