A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Cartagena in Chile. Exact location of earthquake, -72.0681° West, -33.3743° South, depth 20.54 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 20.54 km (13 miles). Unique identifier: us2000kcvl. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000kcvl. The temblor was detected at 07:29:50 / 7:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 12:29:50 / April 9, 2019 @ 12:29 pm.
Close country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 62 km (38 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Melipilla (c. 63 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Limache, Villa Alemana.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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