A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Unique identifier: us10008kfk. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008kfk. The temblor was reported at 18:58:00 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.33 km (15 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 23:58:00 / April 24, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.9316° West, -33.2836° South, depth 24.33 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 46 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Melipilla, Quillota.
In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days twenty-seven, in the past 30 days twenty-seven and in the last 365 days fifty-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. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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