A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008knx. Id of event: us10008knx. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 14:26:36 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:26 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:26:36 / 9:26 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15 km (9 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.09 West, latitude -33.172 South, depth = 15 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache. Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days thirty-two, in the past 30 days thirty-two and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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