A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 61 kilometers (38 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.2869 West, latitude -32.9824 South, depth = 18.29 km. Event id: us10008mai. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008mai. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 21:49:01 / April 30, 2017 @ 9:49 pm. The temblor was detected at 16:49:01 / 4:49 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 18.29 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villa Alemana, Quilpué, Viña del Mar (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days ninety-three, in the past 30 days ninety-four and in the last 365 days one hundred and twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 61 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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