A minor earthquake with magnitude 3 (ml/mb) was reported 54 kilometers (34 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/04/17 / 2017-04-23 20:42:03 / April 23, 2017 @ 8:42 pm. The temblor was reported at 15:42:03 / 3:42 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.2098° West, latitude -33.0706° South, depth = 18.41 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 18.41 km (11 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008k3k. Id of event: us10008k3k.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Villa Alemana, Cartagena, Quilpué (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 62 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Cartagena (c. 16 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been ninety-eight, in the last 10 days ninety-eight, in the past 30 days ninety-eight and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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