A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 41 kilometers (25 miles) from San Antonio in Chile on Monday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.46 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/16 / 2016-04-25 20:10:35 / April 25, 2016 @ 8:10 pm. Event id: us10005bgv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bgv. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.036 West, latitude -33.7325 South, depth = 24.46 km. The temblor was picked up at 16:10:35 / 4:10 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 91 km (56 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quilpué, Viña del Mar, Valparaíso (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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. Every 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km WSW of San Antonio, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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