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M 6.7 in Chile on 17 Sep 2015 04:10 UTC
GDACS Event Report - Earthquake impact
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Earthquake event

  • Magnitude: 6.7 M
  • Depth: 30.15 km (deep)
  • Area affected by light damage (estimated radius): 69 km (MMI VI)
  • Source: NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): -31.5386, -71.7145
  • Time (UTC): 17 Sep 2015 04:10:30
  • Time (ECT): 17 Sep 2015 06:10:30

Event time line

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AlertShake
ID
ScoreepisodeidLat/LonMagnitudeDepthMax
mmi
Date event (UTC)Date shake (UTC)Delay (hh:mm) 
1 0 1097457 -31.5296/-71.7711 N/A N/A N/A 17 Sep 2015 04:10 17 Oct 2016 10:47 396d 06:37
1 0 1097481 -31.5386/-71.7145 N/A N/A N/A 17 Sep 2015 04:10 17 Oct 2016 10:48 396d 06:37
1 0 1097481 -31.5386/-71.7145 N/A N/A N/A 17 Sep 2015 04:10 17 Oct 2016 10:48 396d 06:37

(*) Modified Mercalli Intensity Scale

Earthquake impact details

The earthquake happened in Chile ,of Coquimbo (population 520,420) .

The alertlevel for this event is Green

Population

Population in major intensity
Intensity Population
1500 people
7300 people
55000 people

Affected provinces

Region Province Country Population
Coquimbo Chile 1500 people
Coquimbo Chile 7100 people
Coquimbo Chile 52000 people
Valparaiso Chile <1000 people
Coquimbo Chile 210000 people
Valparaiso Chile 1 million people
San Juan Argentina <1000 people
Region Metropolitana Chile 2.8 million people

Affected cities (first 100 records)

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Name Region Province Country City class Population Distance
Huentelauquén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 18 km
Quillaicillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 19 km
Canela Baja Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 29 km
Chigualoco Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 31 km
Conchalí Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 44 km
Los Vilos Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 46 km
Pintacura Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 49 km
Illapel Coquimbo Chile City 22000 people 53 km
Maitencillo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 61 km
Quilimarí Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 68 km
Matancilas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 64 km
Pama Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 72 km
Guangualí Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 73 km
Mundo Nuevo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 74 km
Salamanca Coquimbo Chile Village4 13000 people 75 km
Combarabala Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 79 km
Tilama Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 81 km
Guaquen Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 88 km
Punitaqui Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 91 km
Las Palmas Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 92 km
Zapallar Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 92 km
Longotoma Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 97 km
Petorca Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 108 km
Guatulame Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 109 km
Pedegua Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 110 km
Cerillos Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 111 km
Papudo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 111 km
La Ligua Valparaíso Chile Village4 24000 people 111 km
Cuncumén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 111 km
Chincolco Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 113 km
Ovalle Coquimbo Chile Village4 75000 people 116 km
Cabildo Valparaíso Chile Village5 12000 people 116 km
Carén Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 118 km
Monte Patria Coquimbo Chile Village5 13000 people 119 km
Pachingo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 120 km
San Lorenzo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 121 km
Las Ramadas Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 122 km
Pirca Las Juntas San Juan Argentina Village5 - 126 km
La Laguna Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 127 km
Rapel Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 129 km
Algarrobo Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 130 km
Valdivia Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 133 km
Puchuncaví Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 136 km
El Melón Valparaíso Chile Village4 - 136 km
Puetro Aldea Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 137 km
Quintero Valparaíso Chile City - 138 km
Nogales Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 141 km
Ritoque Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 144 km
Tongoy Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 144 km
Samo Alto Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 147 km
La Calera Valparaiso Chile Village4 - 147 km
Guanaquero Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 151 km
Putaendo Valparaíso Chile Village5 - 154 km
Colmo Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 154 km
Quillota Valparaiso Chile Village4 67000 people 155 km
Concón Valparaíso Chile Village4 - 156 km
Anda Colla Coquimbo Chile Village4 - 157 km
San Francisco Valparaiso Chile Village4 - 161 km
Liaillay Valparaiso Chile Village5 - 162 km
El Peñón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 163 km
San Felipe Valparaíso Chile City 58000 people 164 km
Valparaíso Valparaiso Chile Major city 260000 people 165 km
Limache Valparaiso Chile City 35000 people 166 km
Quilpué Valparaíso Chile City 120000 people 170 km
Villa Alemana Valparaiso Chile Village4 97000 people 170 km
San Ramón Coquimbo Chile Village5 - 180 km
Santiago Región Metropolitana Chile Capital 4.7 million people 237 km
San Bernardo Región Metropolitana Chile City 240000 people 246 km

Critical infrastructure

Airports, ports, nuclear plants and hydrodams at risk, if affected, are listed below.

Nearby and affected airports
Name IATA Code Elevation (m) Usage Runway type IFR Runway Length (ft)
Auco 431 0
Santa Rosa de Tabali 239 0
Ovalle OVL unknown 0
Quintero 5 Civ. Paved Yes 3900
Vina del Mar KNA 120 Mil. Paved Yes 5700
Las Tacas 43 0
Victor Lafon SSD 658 Civ. Unpaved No 3700
El Belloto 123 0
San Rafael LOB 750 Civ. Unpaved No 3400
Los Cerrillos ULC 511 Civ. Paved Yes 6900
El Bosque 561 Mil. Paved No 6000

Major ports
Name LOCODE Country
Los Vilos CLLOS Chile
Papudo Chile
Quintero CLQTV Chile


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