A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Vina del Mar in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 16:07:18 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.72 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/09/16 / 2016-09-24 20:07:18 / September 24, 2016 @ 8:07 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.6599° West, -32.636° South, depth 17.72 km. Unique identifier: us10006sce. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006sce.
Event epicenter was 44 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Llaillay, Limache (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 44 km NNW of Vina del Mar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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