A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/04/17 / 2017-04-27 06:55:45 / April 27, 2017 @ 6:55 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 26.07 km (16 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008l8d. Unique identifier: us10008l8d. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:55:45 / 1:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -71.9526° West, -33.2708° South, depth 26.07 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Melipilla, Quillota (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days sixty, in the past 30 days sixty and in the last 365 days eighty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 39 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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