A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 44 kilometers (27 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008k5g. Unique identifier: us10008k5g. The temblor was detected at 20:19:40 / 8:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0959 West, latitude -33.1035 South, depth = 19.56 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.56 km (12 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 01:19:40 / April 24, 2017 @ 1:19 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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