Strong mag. 5.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 375 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on 04/12/2015 01:56:16 hs
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Strong magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 12 Apr 2015 04:56:16 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 04/12/2015 01:56:16 hs
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.45°S / 72.44°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
119 km (74 mi) WSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) W of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
130 km (81 mi) WSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
264 km (164 mi) SW of Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> See nearby quakes!
293 km (182 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
298 km (185 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
393 km (244 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.0||10 km||OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina)||INPRES|
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