A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) was reported offshore Valparaiso, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Valparaiso, Chile on Friday. The 3.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:38:09 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 17:38:09 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:38 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9641° West, -33.3309° South, depth 25.3 km. Unique identifier: us10008lnb. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008lnb. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 25.3 km (16 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quillota, Melipilla, Limache. Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-one, in the last 10 days eighty-three, in the past 30 days eighty-three and in the last 365 days one hundred and nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year.
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