A minor earthquake with magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Event id: us10008k31. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k31. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 21.86 km (14 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 19:51:28 / April 23, 2017 @ 7:51 pm. The temblor was picked up at 14:51:28 / 2:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 21.86 km, -72.1642° West, -33.0368° South.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Cartagena, Villa Alemana (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one hundred and one, in the last 10 days one hundred and two, in the past 30 days one hundred and two and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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.
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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: 50 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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