A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lll. Id of event: us10008lll. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 15:43:23 / April 28, 2017 @ 3:43 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 24.93 km, -71.9171° West, -33.2578° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.93 km (15 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:43:23 / 11:43 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Melipilla, Quillota (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 75 km (47 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 ten, in the last 10 days seventy-two, in the past 30 days seventy-two and in the last 365 days ninety-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 36 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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