A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, offshore Valparaiso, Chile kilometers (0 miles) from offshore Valparaiso, Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 22.04 km, -72.0534° West, -32.9458° South. Event id: us10008s71. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008s71. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 16:54:46 / May 13, 2017 @ 4:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.04 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:54:46 / 4:54 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Llaillay, La Ligua, San Antonio. Event epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one hundred and eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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