A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The temblor was picked up at 11:12:53 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -71.9895° West, latitude -32.9633° South, depth = 21.28 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008k1k. Event ids that are associated: us10008k1k. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.28 km (13 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 16:12:53 / April 23, 2017 @ 4:12 pm.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Ligua, San Antonio, Hacienda La Calera. The epicenter was 41 km (26 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 34 km WNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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