A minor earthquake magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 25.94 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 15:32:07 / April 25, 2017 @ 3:32 pm. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:32:07 / 10:32 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.2086° West, latitude -33.0897° South, depth = 25.94 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008kq0. Unique identifier: us10008kq0.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Villa Alemana, Cartagena. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been nineteen, in the last 10 days thirty-three, in the past 30 days thirty-three and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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