A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes offshore Valparaiso, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Valparaiso, Chile on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 21:46:04 / April 24, 2017 @ 9:46 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.05 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008kcs. Event ids that are associated: us10008kcs. The temblor was picked up at 21:46:04 / 9:46 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0372 West, latitude -32.9722 South, depth = 22.05 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, La Ligua, San Antonio. The epicenter was 46 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seventeen, in the past 30 days seventeen and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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