A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 131 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia (81 miles) on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 143.47 km (89 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/09/16 / 2016-09-06 07:37:45 / September 6, 2016 @ 7:37 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.765 West, latitude -21.2488 South, depth = 143.47 km. Unique identifier: us10006mci. Ids that are associated to the event: us10006mci. The temblor was detected at 03:37:45 / 3:37 am (local time epicenter).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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