A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 53 kilometers (33 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Tuesday. Id of earthquake: us10008klh. Event ids that are associated: us10008klh. Exact location of event, depth 17.79 km, -72.1836° West, -32.9294° South. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:24:34 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 17.79 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 10:24:34 / April 25, 2017 @ 10:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Cartagena. Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-eight, in the past 30 days fourty-eight and in the last 365 days eighty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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