A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) strikes 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9475° West, -33.2619° South, depth 20 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 15:40:23 / April 28, 2017 @ 3:40 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008lli. Unique identifier: us10008lli. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 10:40:23 / 10:40 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 20 km (12 miles).
The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Monte, Lampa, Hacienda La Calera.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days sixty-five, in the past 30 days sixty-five and in the last 365 days ninety-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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