A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:27:04 / 7:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 24.84 km (15 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009lxk. Event ids that are associated: us20009lxk. Exact location of earthquake, -71.8717° West, -33.0777° South, depth 24.84 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/06/17 / 2017-06-12 11:27:04 / June 12, 2017 @ 11:27 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Lampa, La Ligua, Melipilla (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 23 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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