A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile. Exact location of event, depth 31.66 km, -72.0027° West, -32.4783° South. Unique identifier: us2000k70x. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000k70x. The temblor was detected at 05:53:16 / 5:53 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/03/19 / 2019-03-29 10:53:16 / March 29, 2019 @ 10:53 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 31.66 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Limache, Villa Alemana, Quillota. Epicenter of the event was 74 km (46 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 71 km NNW of Valparaiso, Chile.
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