A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:17:56 / 9:17 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 02:17:56 / April 23, 2017 @ 2:17 am. Exact location, longitude -72.1264° West, latitude -33.0072° South, depth = 19.19 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.19 km (12 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008jvj. Id of event: us10008jvj.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, San Antonio, Limache (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been fifty-six, in the last 10 days fifty-six, in the past 30 days fifty-six and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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: 46 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.
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