A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Saturday. Exact time and date of earthquake 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 03:00:10 / April 23, 2017 @ 3:00 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -72.1845° West, -33.0754° South, depth 5.68 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 5.68 km (4 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:00:10 / 10:00 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jw9. Id of event: us10008jw9.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days eight, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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