A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. Exact location of event, depth 31.8 km, -71.7774° West, -33.1415° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 02:36:24 / April 29, 2017 @ 2:36 am. The 3.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:36:24 / 10:36 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 31.8 km (20 miles). Event id: us10008lxe. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lxe.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lampa, Llaillay, Melipilla. Event epicenter was 25 km (15 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been twenty-nine, in the last 10 days ninety-two, in the past 30 days ninety-two and in the last 365 days one hundred and nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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