A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 93 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (58 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 215.49 km (134 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7462 West, latitude -21.6223 South, depth = 215.49 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006eeh. Unique identifier: us10006eeh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 07:48:22 / 7:48 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/08/16 / 2016-08-17 11:48:22 / August 17, 2016 @ 11:48 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 93 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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