A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -72.0323° West, -32.9881° South, depth 20.79 km. The 3.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:52:31 / 4:52 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 21:52:31 / April 23, 2017 @ 9:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 20.79 km (13 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008k42. Unique identifier: us10008k42.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 45 km (28 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Cartagena.
In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-five, in the last 10 days ninety-six, in the past 30 days ninety-six and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world.
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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: 38 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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