A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Valparaíso in Chile on Sunday. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:08:40 / 6:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -71.9013° West, -32.9157° South. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bbji. Id of event: us6000bbji. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 09/08/20 / 2020-08-09 18:08:40 / August 9, 2020 @ 6:08 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 35 km (22 miles) from Viña del Mar (c. 294 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Valparaíso (c. 282 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Quilpué (c. 130 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Villa Alemana (c. 97 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Antonio (c. 85 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Quillota (c. 67 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Chile (c. 16 746 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llaillay, La Ligua, San Antonio (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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