A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us20004ujc. Unique identifier: us20004ujc. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.8659 West, latitude -32.6207 South, depth = 13.41 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/01/16 / 2016-01-26 00:19:10 / January 26, 2016 @ 12:19 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 13.41 km (8 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:19:10 / 7:19 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and sixty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km NNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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