A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Atocha in Bolivia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20005hve. Unique identifier: us20005hve. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 233.29 km (145 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 13/04/16 / 2016-04-13 20:01:58 / April 13, 2016 @ 8:01 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:01:58 / 4:01 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5933 West, latitude -21.0233 South, depth = 233.29 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tupiza, Colchani, Uyuni. Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 102 km (63 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 38 km WSW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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