A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. All ids that are associated to the event: us10005g0w. Unique identifier: us10005g0w. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/05/16 / 2016-05-09 11:18:20 / May 9, 2016 @ 11:18 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 24 km, -71.847° West, -32.583° South. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:18:20 / 6:18 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, Limache, Villa Alemana. Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 68 km (42 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). 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 three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and ninety-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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