A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/07/19 / 2019-07-08 11:24:02 / July 8, 2019 @ 11:24 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 22.95 km (14 miles). The temblor was picked up at 06:24:02 / 6:24 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1247 West, latitude -32.8843 South, depth = 22.95 km. Id of earthquake: us70004enk. Event ids that are associated: us70004enk.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cartagena, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota. Epicenter of the earthquake was 56 km (35 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Hacienda La Calera (c. 49 100 pop).
Each 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 one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 49 km WNW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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