A minor earthquake magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10008khf. Event ids that are associated: us10008khf. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:33:05 / 10:33 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 23.74 km (15 miles). Global time and date of event 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 02:33:05 / April 25, 2017 @ 2:33 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.921° West, latitude -32.9964° South, depth = 23.74 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (21 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Hacienda La Calera, Cartagena. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been thirty-three, in the last 10 days fourty-four, in the past 30 days fourty-four and in the last 365 days seventy-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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