A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 21.7 km (13 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 01:06:21 / April 29, 2017 @ 1:06 am. Exact location, longitude -72.2826° West, latitude -33.1734° South, depth = 21.7 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008lwf. Unique identifier: us10008lwf. The temblor was picked up at 20:06:21 / 8:06 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Alemana, Quilpué, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-six, in the last 10 days eighty-nine, in the past 30 days eighty-nine and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 62 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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