A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 43 kilometers (27 miles) from Cartagena in Chile. Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 17:57:06 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:57 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 12:57:06 / 12:57 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lnz. Id of event: us10008lnz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 19.88 km (12 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.016 West, latitude -33.3586 South, depth = 19.88 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Melipilla, Limache. The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearby 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 eighteen, in the last 10 days eighty, in the past 30 days eighty and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 43 km WNW of Cartagena, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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