Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 11 October 2015 at 16:54 (GMT)

This quake was likely an aftershock of the 7.8 quake Choapa, 36 km west of Illapel, Provincia de Choapa, Coquimbo Region, Chile, 16 September 2015 22:54 GMT, which had occurred 4 semaines earlier.
Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - South Pacific Ocean, 55 km west of Ovalle, Provincia de Limari, Coquimbo Region, Chile, on Sunday, 11 October 2015 at 16:54 (GMT)

Séisme modéré magnitude 4.8 at 10 km depth

11 Oct 17:10 UTC: Premier à signaler: EMSC après 15 minutes.
Profondeur recalculée de 20.0 à 10.0 km.
Date & time: 11 Oct 2015 16:54:56 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Profondeur: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 30.66°S / 71.77°W (South Pacific Ocean, Chili)
Nearby towns and cities:
55 km O de Ovalle (pop: 77,100) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
78 km O de Monte Patria (pop: 13,900) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
89 km SSO de Coquimbo (pop: 161,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
98 km SSO de La Serena (pop: 154,500) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
122 km NNO de Illapel (Choapa) (pop: 22,800) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
264 km N de Viña del Mar (pop: 294,600) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
265 km N de Valparaiso (pop: 282,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
267 km N de Quilpué (pop: 130,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
329 km NNO de Santiago du Chili (pop: 4,837,300) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
347 km NNO de Puente Alto (pop: 510,400) --> Voir les séismes à proximité!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeProfondeurLocationSource
M 4.810 kmOFFSHORE COQUIMBO, CHILEEMSC
M 4.826 kmNear Coast of Central ChileGFZ
M 4.840 km46 km al O de PunitaquiGUG (U. Chile)
M 4.627 km- 50km W of Ovalle, ChileUSGS

User reports for this quake (2)

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La Serena (Chile, 98 km NE of epicenter) : consiistant rolling motion ongoing and fading (reported through EMSC)
Ovalle (Chile, 55 km E of epicenter) : Felt Earthquake!!!, this is aftershock of the Earthquake M8.4 Mw. (reported through EMSC)
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