Mag. 4.0 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 58 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Thursday, 17 December 2015 at 22:02 (GMT)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 37 km depth
17 Dec 22:21 UTC: First to report: GUG (U. Chile) after 18 minutes.
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 31.482°S / 71.758°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) WNW of Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> See nearby quakes!
82 km (51 mi) WNW of Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (69 mi) SSW of Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> See nearby quakes!
119 km (74 mi) NNW of La Ligua (Petorca) (pop: 24,900) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) NNW of Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (107 mi) N of Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> See nearby quakes!
173 km (108 mi) N of Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> See nearby quakes!
175 km (109 mi) SSW of Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> See nearby quakes!
243 km (151 mi) NNW of Santiago (pop: 4,837,300) --> See nearby quakes!
262 km (163 mi) NNW of Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GUG (U. Chile)
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||37 km||30 km al O de Canela Baja||GUG (U. Chile)|
|M 4.0||37 km||OFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILE||EMSC|
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