A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Global time and date of event 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 16:05:55 / April 28, 2017 @ 4:05 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8243° West, -33.1204° South, depth 14.31 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.31 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008lm3. Unique identifier: us10008lm3. The temblor was reported at 12:05:55 / 12:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santiago, San Felipe, Chicureo Abajo. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 116 km (72 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 108 km (67 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days seventy, in the past 30 days seventy and in the last 365 days ninety-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 20 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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