A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. Global time and date of event 13/01/17 / 2017-01-13 07:15:18 / January 13, 2017 @ 7:15 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8214 West, latitude -20.4672 South, depth = 249.83 km. The temblor was reported at 03:15:18 / 3:15 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007t1b. Id of event: us10007t1b. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 249.83 km (155 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni. Event epicenter was 22 km (14 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 1 km (1 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).
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 seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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