A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Vina del Mar in Chile. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 30.24 km (19 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 04:47:39 / 4:47 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -71.658 West, latitude -32.6592 South, depth = 30.24 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bugk. Id of event: us2000bugk. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 08:47:39 / November 26, 2017 @ 8:47 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Llaillay, Limache (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 41 km NNW of Vina del Mar, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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