A minor earthquake magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Event id: us10008kcw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kcw. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 24.36 km (15 miles). Exact location of event, depth 24.36 km, -71.9605° West, -32.9571° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 21:51:53 / April 24, 2017 @ 9:51 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:51:53 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Antonio, Cartagena, Hacienda La Calera. Epicenter of the earthquake was 39 km (24 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty-one, in the last 10 days fifty-four, in the past 30 days fifty-four and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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