A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 33.37 km (21 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000d6c7. Event ids that are associated: us1000d6c7. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -71.7234° West, -32.6239° South, depth 33.37 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 19/03/18 / 2018-03-19 09:03:58 / March 19, 2018 @ 9:03 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 04:03:58 / 4:03 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from San Felipe (c. 59 300 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Felipe, Llaillay, Limache (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days one hundred and fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 46 km N of Valparaiso, Chile.
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