A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location, longitude -72.006° West, latitude -33.308° South, depth = 18.1 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 16:48:36 / April 25, 2017 @ 4:48 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.1 km (11 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008kr8. Unique identifier: us10008kr8. The temblor was reported at 11:48:36 / 11:48 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Close 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-one, in the last 10 days thirty-five, in the past 30 days thirty-five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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