A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 06:21:31 / 6:21 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 24.8 km (15 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 10:21:31 / January 10, 2016 @ 10:21 am. Unique identifier: us10004d9v. Ids that are associated to the event: us10004d9v. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6035 West, latitude -17.0213 South, depth = 24.8 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cliza, Tarata, Capinota (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Cochabamba (c. 900 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Cliza (c. 8 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Tarata (c. 8 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Capinota (c. 5 200 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km NNE of Colchani, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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