Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, domingo, 04 oct. 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 semanas antes.
Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 - South Pacific Ocean, 65 km SW of Coquimbo, Provincia de Elqui, Coquimbo Region, Chile, domingo, 04 oct. 2015

Fuerte terremoto magnitud 5.4 at 17 km depth

4 Oct 03:56 UTC: Primero en informar: GFZ después de 6 minutos.
Oct 4 21:10: Magnitud recalculada de 5.3 a 5.4.
Profundidad recalculada de 10.0 a 17.0 km.
Fecha & hora: 4 Oct 2015 03:49:52 UTC
Magnitud: 5.4
Profundidad: 17.0 km
Epicentro latitud / longitud: 30.3°S / 71.88°W (Océano Pacífico Sur, Chile)
Nearby towns and cities:
65 km al SO de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
73 km al ONO de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
75 km al SO de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
99 km al ONO de Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
163 km al NNO de Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
220 km al SSO de Vallenar (pop: 44,900) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
293 km al NNO de Quillota (pop: 67,800) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
305 km al N de Valparaíso (pop: 282,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
370 km al NNO de Santiago de Chile (pop: 4,837,300) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
388 km al NNO de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> ¡Vea sismos cercanos!
Fuente primaria de datos: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Energía liberada estimada: 7.9 x 1012 joules (2.21 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1898 tons of TNT or 0.1 atomic bombs!) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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5.417 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
5.310 km- 85km WSW of Coquimbo, ChileUSGS
5.222 km69 km al O de TongoyGUG (U. Chile)

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La Serena (Chile, 96 km NE of epicenter) : medium movement ongoing (reported through EMSC)  
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