A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Saturday. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.4169° West, -32.8977° South. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:46:14 / 5:46 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20003pb6. Unique identifier: us20003pb6. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/15 / 2015-09-26 10:46:14 / September 26, 2015 @ 10:46 am.
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quilpué, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fifty-one, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km WNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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