A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 78 kilometers (48 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 258.08 km (160 miles). Exact location of event, depth 258.08 km, -66.6507° West, -19.6452° South. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 27/12/16 / 2016-12-27 09:09:18 / December 27, 2016 @ 9:09 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10007mzq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007mzq. The temblor was detected at 05:09:18 / 5:09 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Potosí (c. 141 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Potosí, Uyuni, Challapata.
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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