A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 48 kilometers (30 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Global time and date of event 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 01:37:15 / April 29, 2017 @ 1:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -72.1125° West, latitude -33.2078° South, depth = 17.58 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.58 km (11 miles). Id of earthquake: us10008lww. Event ids that are associated: us10008lww. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:37:15 / 8:37 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Limache, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-five, in the last 10 days eighty-eight, in the past 30 days eighty-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 48 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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