A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 50 kilometers (31 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us10008u8n. Event ids that are associated: us10008u8n. The temblor was reported at 20:05:12 / 8:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 23/05/17 / 2017-05-23 01:05:12 / May 23, 2017 @ 1:05 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 17.9 km (11 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.151° West, -32.9222° South, depth 17.9 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Antonio, Hacienda La Calera, Cartagena. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 57 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days one hundred and eighteen and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-six 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.
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