A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Yacuiba in Bolivia on Monday. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:18:59 / 12:18 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 03/08/15 / 2015-08-03 04:18:59 / August 3, 2015 @ 4:18 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10002xe1. Unique identifier: us10002xe1. Exact location of event, longitude -63.8185 West, latitude -21.953 South, depth = 538.04 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 538.04 km (334 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Villamontes (c. 18 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villamontes, General Enrique Mosconi, Tartagal (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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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