A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Charagua in Bolivia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004ebw. Id of event: us10004ebw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 14/01/16 / 2016-01-14 03:25:27 / January 14, 2016 @ 3:25 am. The temblor was reported at 23:25:27 / 11:25 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 580.11 km (360 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -63.3315° West, -19.8045° South, depth 580.11 km.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monteagudo, Camiri (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Camiri (c. 28 000 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from Monteagudo (c. 8 300 pop).
Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 12 km W of Charagua, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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