A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.2493 West, latitude -33.1272 South, depth = 10.37 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10.37 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kuc. Id of event: us10008kuc. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 20:57:51 / April 25, 2017 @ 8:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:57:51 / 3:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Villa Alemana, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-three, in the last 10 days thirty-seven, in the past 30 days thirty-seven and in the last 365 days sixty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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