A minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Lampa in Chile. Exact location of event, longitude -70.9595 West, latitude -33.1282 South, depth = 67.51 km. Event id: us1000dtyp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dtyp. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/18 / 2018-04-28 01:40:55 / April 28, 2018 @ 1:40 am. The temblor was detected at 21:40:55 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 67.51 km (42 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Ligua, San Antonio, Paine. Event epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Santiago (c. 4 837 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puente Alto (c. 510 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from San Bernardo (c. 249 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop).
There are an estimated 130,000 minor quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days sixty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 18 km NNW of Lampa, Chile. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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