A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.98 km (11 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1138° West, -32.9547° South, depth 16.98 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 00:02:55 / April 25, 2017 @ 12:02 am. Event id: us10008kfl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008kfl. The 3.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:02:55 / 7:02 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 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), 85 km (53 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Cartagena.
In the past 24 hours, there have been fourty, in the last 10 days fifty-three, in the past 30 days fifty-three and in the last 365 days eighty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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