A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 22.33 km (14 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.9522° West, -33.0498° South, depth 22.33 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20009zn9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009zn9. The temblor was picked up at 03:44:25 / 3:44 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/17 / 2017-07-22 07:44:25 / July 22, 2017 @ 7:44 am.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Quillota (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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