Mag. 3.9 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 228 km northwest of Santiago, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 7 October 2015 at 13:06 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 17 km depth
7 Oct 14:18 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 1 hour and 11 minutes.
Depth: 16.8 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.873°S / 72.201°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
101 km (63 mi) WSW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
137 km (85 mi) NW of Hacienda La Calera (pop: 49,100) --> See nearby quakes!
140 km (87 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
144 km (89 mi) NW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
149 km (92 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
151 km (94 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
228 km (142 mi) NW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
246 km (153 mi) NW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||17 km||65 km al O de Los Vilos||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.2||10 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.2||10 km||- 123km W of Illapel, Chile||USGS|
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