A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 46 kilometers (29 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1168 West, latitude -32.9709 South, depth = 14.75 km. The temblor was reported at 21:18:26 / 9:18 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000gb0a. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000gb0a. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/18 / 2018-07-22 02:18:26 / July 22, 2018 @ 2:18 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 14.75 km (9 miles).
Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Hacienda La Calera, San Antonio, Quillota. Event epicenter was 53 km (33 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop).
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 four and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 46 km W of Valparaiso, Chile.
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