A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 17:41:49 / April 28, 2017 @ 5:41 pm. The temblor was detected at 12:41:49 / 12:41 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10008lnm. Event ids that are associated: us10008lnm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.9598 West, latitude -33.2885 South, depth = 20.51 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.51 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 107 km (66 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Peñaflor, Llaillay, Talagante (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been seventeen, in the last 10 days seventy-nine, in the past 30 days seventy-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 41 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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