Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - 66 km SSW of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, sábado, 19 sep. 2015

Este terremoto probablemente fue una réplica del terremoto M 7.8 terremoto: 36 km al oeste de Illapel, Choapa, Región de Coquimbo, Chile Wed, 16 Sep 2015 22:54que había ocurrido 2 dias antes.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 - 66 km SSW of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, sábado, 19 sep. 2015

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.8 at 10 km depth

19 Sep 09:12 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 5 minutos.
Profundidad recalculada de 27.0 a 10.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 19 Sep 2015 09:07:06 UTC
Magnitud: 5.8
Profundidad: 10.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 31.11°S / 71.55°W (Limarí, Región de Coquimbo, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
66 km al SSO de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
69 km al NNO de Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al SO de Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
93 km al NO de Salamanca (Choapa) (pop: 13,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
130 km al S de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al SSO de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
137 km al SSO de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
213 km al N de Viña del Mar (Valparaíso) (pop: 294,600) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
274 km al NNO de Santiago de Chile (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al NNO de Puente Alto (Santiago Metropolitan) (pop: 510,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 3.2 x 1013 joules (8.78 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 7558 tons of TNT or 0.5 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.810 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 6.034 km32 km al NO de Canela BajaGUG (U. Chile)

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(Chile, 274 km S of epicenter) : Se sintió leve piso 24 (reported through EMSC)
(Chile, 274 km S of epicenter) : Es la casi 350 replica que tenemos estoy en Santiago y fue grado 6 fuerte casi 6:15Am, los vidrios sonaban mucho (reported through EMSC)
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