A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Wednesday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008l15. Unique identifier: us10008l15. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 26/04/17 / 2017-04-26 14:45:55 / April 26, 2017 @ 2:45 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:45:55 / 10:45 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.847 West, latitude -33.294 South, depth = 26.5 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 26.5 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Monte, Lampa, Hacienda La Calera (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days fifty-nine, in the past 30 days fifty-nine and in the last 365 days eighty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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