A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:51:51 / 11:51 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.0828 West, latitude -33.2199 South, depth = 20.59 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 16:51:51 / April 28, 2017 @ 4:51 pm. Id of earthquake: us10008lmk. Event ids that are associated: us10008lmk. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 20.59 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been eleven, in the last 10 days seventy-three, in the past 30 days seventy-three and in the last 365 days ninety-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 46 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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