A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The temblor was detected at 04:33:31 / 4:33 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.011 West, latitude -33.1076 South, depth = 25.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 09:33:31 / April 25, 2017 @ 9:33 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.1 km (16 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008kku. Unique identifier: us10008kku. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days thirty, in the past 30 days thirty and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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