A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/05/19 / 2019-05-27 15:25:24 / May 27, 2019 @ 3:25 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 16.84 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:25:24 / 10:25 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us60003sr2. Event ids that are associated: us60003sr2. Exact location, longitude -72.0603° West, latitude -33.0339° South, depth = 16.84 km.
The epicenter was 47 km (29 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Hacienda La Calera, Quillota, San Antonio.
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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