A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Valparaiso, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Valparaiso, Chile on Tuesday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 16:38:50 / 4:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 16:38:50 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:38 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.2229 West, latitude -33.0514 South, depth = 10 km. 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: us10008kr1. Unique identifier: us10008kr1.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, San Antonio, Cartagena (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days thirty-four, in the past 30 days thirty-four and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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