A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -71.7822 West, latitude -33.0789 South, depth = 25.85 km. The temblor was reported at 20:09:28 / 8:09 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10008n9s. Unique identifier: us10008n9s. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 25.85 km (16 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/04/17 / 2017-04-25 00:09:28 / April 25, 2017 @ 12:09 am.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lampa, La Ligua, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been eighty-six, in the last 10 days one hundred and six, in the past 30 days one hundred and six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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