A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The temblor was detected at 17:03:16 / 5:03 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.0279° West, -33.0956° South, depth 21.48 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.48 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 24/04/17 / 2017-04-24 22:03:16 / April 24, 2017 @ 10:03 pm UTC/GMT. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008khi. Id of event: us10008khi.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world. 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 was reported nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 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. 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: 37 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.
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