A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 98 km SSW of Atocha, Bolivia (61 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:31:09 / 8:31 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20005fyj. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005fyj. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/04/16 / 2016-04-07 00:31:09 / April 7, 2016 @ 12:31 am. Exact location, longitude -66.7558° West, latitude -21.6761° South, depth = 214.01 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 214.01 km (133 miles).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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