Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 263 km northwest of Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on Wednesday, 28 October 2015 at 17:03 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 33 km depth
28 Oct 17:20 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 17 minutes.
Depth: 33.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.45°S / 72.14°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
94 km (59 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
141 km (87 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
183 km (114 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
184 km (114 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (118 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
191 km (119 mi) NNW of Villa Alemana (pop: 97,300) --> See nearby quakes!
263 km (164 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
282 km (175 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 4.0||33 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
|M 4.0||34 km||65 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
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