A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 23.38 km (15 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.2148 West, latitude -33.1266 South, depth = 23.38 km. The temblor was detected at 22:02:22 / 10:02 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008khr. Event ids that are associated: us10008khr. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 03:02:22 / April 25, 2017 @ 3:02 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 63 km (39 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-two, in the last 10 days fourty-three, in the past 30 days fourty-three and in the last 365 days seventy-three 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.
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