A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 84 kilometers (52 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -67.4815° West, -20.9036° South, depth 212.32 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:31:01 / 3:31 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 212.32 km (132 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/09/16 / 2016-09-09 19:31:01 / September 9, 2016 @ 7:31 pm. Id of earthquake: us10006nev. Event ids that are associated: us10006nev.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days sixteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 84 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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