Strong mag. 5.1 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 257 km northwest of Santiago de Chile, Provincia de Santiago, Santiago Metropolitan, Chile, on 06/12/2015 14:55:27 hs
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Strong magnitude 5.1 earthquake at 10 km depth
Date & time: 12 Jun 2015 17:55:27 UTC
Local time at epicenter: 06/12/2015 14:55:27 hs
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.46°S / 72.02°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
83 km (51 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
123 km (77 mi) SW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
133 km (83 mi) NW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) NNW of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) NNW of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
180 km (112 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
185 km (115 mi) NNW of Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> See nearby quakes!
188 km (117 mi) SSW of La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) NNW of Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
275 km (171 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: INPRES
Estimated released energy: 2.8 x 1012 joules (783 megawatt hours, equivalent to 674 tons of TNT) More info
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|M 5.1||10 km||OCEANO PACIFICO (Argentina)||INPRES|
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