A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 58 kilometers (36 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The temblor was detected at 06:22:01 / 6:22 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us10008km0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008km0. Exact location, longitude -72.2556° West, latitude -33.0145° South, depth = 18.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 11:22:01 / April 25, 2017 @ 11:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.56 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby 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 San Antonio, Cartagena, Villa Alemana. Epicenter of the earthquake was 66 km (41 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 has occurred nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 58 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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