A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Yacuiba in Bolivia. The epicenter was at a depth of 529 km (329 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -63.86° West, -22.23° South, depth 529 km. The temblor was detected at 11:49:40 / 11:49 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 23/11/15 / 2015-11-23 14:49:40 / November 23, 2015 @ 2:49 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us100040h5. Unique identifier: us100040h5.
The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was General Enrique Mosconi, Tartagal, Yacuiba. Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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