A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location, longitude -72.0554° West, latitude -33.1066° South, depth = 19.55 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 19.55 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us10008ke9. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008ke9. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:50:29 / 5:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 22:50:29 / April 24, 2017 @ 10:50 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 57 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been sixteen, in the last 10 days twenty-six, in the past 30 days twenty-six and in the last 365 days fifty-nine 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 40 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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