A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Id of earthquake: us2000b2ni. Event ids that are associated: us2000b2ni. Exact location of event, depth 15.64 km, -72.1151° West, -32.9872° South. Exact time and date of earthquake 08/10/17 / 2017-10-08 00:03:30 / October 8, 2017 @ 12:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:03:30 / 7:03 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 15.64 km (10 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Quillota (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 45 km W of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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