A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10008sc5. Event ids that are associated: us10008sc5. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/17 / 2017-05-14 11:32:55 / May 14, 2017 @ 11:32 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.1 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.618° West, -33.135° South, depth 29.1 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 07:32:55 / 7:32 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 14 km (9 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Lo Prado (c. 104 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chicureo Abajo, Lo Prado, Talagante (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days one hundred and thirteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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