A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000a03e. Event ids that are associated: us2000a03e. The temblor was picked up at 11:46:06 / 11:46 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/07/17 / 2017-07-23 16:46:06 / July 23, 2017 @ 4:46 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 16.7 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 16.7 km, -72.074° West, -33.124° South.
The epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, Limache (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 42 km WSW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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