A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Vina del Mar in Chile on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, -71.5341° West, -32.9461° South, depth 10 km. The 5.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:14:34 / 9:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time and date of event 17/09/15 / 2015-09-17 12:14:34 / September 17, 2015 @ 12:14 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us20003kkw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003kkw.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Pintana, San Bernardo, Villa Presidente Frei, Ñuñoa, Santiago, Chile. Epicenter of the event was 100 km (62 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 9 km (6 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from La Pintana (c. 201 200 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km N of Vina del Mar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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