A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 15:58:32 / April 28, 2017 @ 3:58 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008lm1. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lm1. Exact location, longitude -72.1511° West, latitude -33.2068° South, depth = 10 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:58:32 / 10:58 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Event epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Melipilla, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota.
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days sixty-nine, in the past 30 days sixty-nine and in the last 365 days ninety-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 52 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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