A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1129 West, latitude -33.0867 South, depth = 17.02 km. The temblor was detected at 16:03:12 / 4:03 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008kum. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kum. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.02 km (11 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 21:03:12 / April 25, 2017 @ 9:03 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache. Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.
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