A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.19 km (13 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.1184° West, latitude -33.1179° South, depth = 20.19 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 06:14:39 / April 24, 2017 @ 6:14 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k7b. Id of event: us10008k7b. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:14:39 / 1:14 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quillota, Limache, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). 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), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-five, in the last 10 days fifty-five, in the past 30 days fifty-five and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.
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