Mag. 4.6 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km southwest of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 11:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.6 earthquake at 46 km depth
15 Oct 11:30 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 27 minutes.
Depth: 45.9 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.855°S / 71.734°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
307 km (191 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 5 x 1011 joules (139 megawatt hours, equivalent to 120 tons of TNT) More info
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 4.6||46 km||46 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.7||20 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.7||24 km||- 81km WSW of Ovalle, Chile||USGS|
|M 4.5||35 km||Near Coast of Central Chile||GFZ|
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