A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008kz9. Unique identifier: us10008kz9. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 10:05:34 / April 26, 2017 @ 10:05 am. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1983 West, latitude -33.16 South, depth = 15.98 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:05:34 / 5:05 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 15.98 km (10 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Limache, Villa Alemana, San Antonio.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourteen, in the last 10 days fourty-nine, in the past 30 days fourty-nine and in the last 365 days seventy-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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: 54 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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