A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 17.89 km (11 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.2722° West, latitude -33.1192° South, depth = 17.89 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 11:24:09 / April 25, 2017 @ 11:24 am. The temblor was picked up at 06:24:09 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008km1. Event ids that are associated: us10008km1.
Epicenter of the event was 68 km (42 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Alemana, San Antonio, Cartagena. Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-six, in the past 30 days fourty-six and in the last 365 days seventy-six 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 60 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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