A minor earthquake magnitude 3.5 (ml/mb) strikes 23 kilometers (14 miles) from Valparaiso in Chile on Friday. Id of earthquake: us70007qtj. Event ids that are associated: us70007qtj. Exact location, longitude -71.7971° West, latitude -33.2012° South, depth = 28.85 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 28.85 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 3.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:41:37 / 11:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 15/02/20 / 2020-02-15 03:41:37 / February 15, 2020 @ 3:41 am UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Melipilla, Hacienda La Calera, Quillota (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 23 km SW of Valparaiso, Chile. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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