A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Exact location of event, longitude -72.093 West, latitude -33.1559 South, depth = 18.57 km. Id of earthquake: us10008kgk. Event ids that are associated: us10008kgk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.57 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 20:33:14 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 01:33:14 / April 25, 2017 @ 1:33 am.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache. Epicenter of the event was 52 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 45 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), 66 km (41 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eighteen, in the last 10 days twenty-nine, in the past 30 days twenty-nine and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 45 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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