A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/08/17 / 2017-08-28 22:08:28 / August 28, 2017 @ 10:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 18.22 km (11 miles). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:08:28 / 5:08 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000acnw. Event ids that are associated: us2000acnw. Exact location of event, longitude -72.1859 West, latitude -32.9967 South, depth = 18.22 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Quillota, Limache, San Antonio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days one hundred and fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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