A earthquake magnitude 6.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. A tsunami warning has been issued near Valparaiso in Chile (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 21:38:24 / April 24, 2017 @ 9:38 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: at00ooxo40, pt17114000. Unique identifier: at00ooxo40. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 16:38:24 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72° West, -33° South, depth 33 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santiago, Los Andes, Chicureo Abajo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 136 km (84 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 128 km (80 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 124 km (77 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days fifteen, in the past 30 days fifteen and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 quakes in the world.
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