A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The temblor was detected at 14:11:39 / 2:11 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1468° West, -33.2568° South, depth 23.41 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 19:11:39 / April 28, 2017 @ 7:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 23.41 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10008lqr. Event ids that are associated: us10008lqr.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Limache (c. 35 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Limache, Villa Alemana, Quilpué.
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty, in the last 10 days eighty-two, in the past 30 days eighty-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 54 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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