A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 63 kilometers (39 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia on Thursday. The epicenter was at a depth of 246.43 km (153 miles). The temblor was picked up at 03:10:52 / 3:10 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10005c40. Event ids that are associated: us10005c40. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8245 West, latitude -19.7397 South, depth = 246.43 km. 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: 28/04/16 / 2016-04-28 07:10:52 / April 28, 2016 @ 7:10 am.
Epicenter of the event was 63 km (39 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Challapata, Uyuni, Colchani (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 63 km N of Colchani, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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