A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 19.88 km (12 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.0489 West, latitude -33.1488 South, depth = 19.88 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:43:03 / 8:43 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008kgt. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kgt. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 01:43:03 / April 25, 2017 @ 1:43 am.
Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Melipilla, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota (min 5000 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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