A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Event id: us10008llg. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008llg. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 15:30:05 / April 28, 2017 @ 3:30 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -71.9968° West, latitude -33.2469° South, depth = 20.41 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 20.41 km (13 miles). The temblor was picked up at 10:30:05 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Lo Prado, La Ligua, Peñaflor. Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 120 km (75 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Peñaflor (c. 65 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days sixty-four, in the past 30 days sixty-four and in the last 365 days ninety earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
Did you feel it?
How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 41 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2017 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.