A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10008kfs. Event ids that are associated: us10008kfs. Exact location, longitude -72.1312° West, latitude -33.1463° South, depth = 20.41 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 00:17:35 / April 25, 2017 @ 12:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.41 km (13 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:17:35 / 7:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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