A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Event id: us10008kvy. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kvy. 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 22.68 km (14 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 23:58:11 / April 25, 2017 @ 11:58 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9427° West, -32.9575° South, depth 22.68 km. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:58:11 / 6:58 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua, San Antonio, Cartagena (min 5000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been twelve, in the last 10 days thirty-eight, in the past 30 days thirty-eight and in the last 365 days sixty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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