A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported off the coast of Valparaiso, Chile (0 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 15:52:36 / April 28, 2017 @ 3:52 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.79 km (15 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lnl. Id of event: us10008lnl. Exact location, longitude -73.3116° West, latitude -33.2025° South, depth = 24.79 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 15:52:36 / 3:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been thirteen, in the last 10 days fourty-one, in the past 30 days fourty-one and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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