A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 51 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10008kkn. Event ids that are associated: us10008kkn. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.24 km (13 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1748 West, latitude -33.1139 South, depth = 20.24 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:29:05 / 3:29 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 08:29:05 / April 25, 2017 @ 8:29 am.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Villa Alemana, San Antonio.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-eight, in the last 10 days fourty-two, in the past 30 days fourty-two and in the last 365 days seventy-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 51 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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