A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) strikes 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 21:46:25 / April 24, 2017 @ 9:46 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -71.9547 West, latitude -32.915 South, depth = 10 km. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:46:25 / 4:46 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008kcr. Event ids that are associated: us10008kcr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Melipilla, Lampa, Llaillay (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nine, in the last 10 days nineteen, in the past 30 days nineteen and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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