Mag. 4.3 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 52 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 15 October 2015 at 22:18 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.3 earthquake at 37 km depth
15 Oct 22:40 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 21 minutes.
Depth: 36.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.674°S / 71.74°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
52 km (33 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
75 km (47 mi) W of Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> See nearby quakes!
89 km (55 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
98 km (61 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (74 mi) NNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (163 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) N of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
326 km (203 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
345 km (214 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
Estimated released energy: 1.8 x 1011 joules (49.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 42.5 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.3||37 km||49 km al O de Punitaqui||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.0||30 km||- 50km W of Ovalle, Chile||USGS|
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