A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k7j. Id of event: us10008k7j. Exact location of event, longitude -72.2022 West, latitude -33.1051 South, depth = 18.78 km. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:54:34 / 1:54 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 06:54:34 / April 24, 2017 @ 6:54 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 18.78 km (12 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Villa Alemana, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days fourteen, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days fourty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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