A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Challapata in Bolivia. The epicenter was at a depth of 235.01 km (146 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 13:05:04 / 1:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 10/02/17 / 2017-02-10 17:05:04 / February 10, 2017 @ 5:05 pm. Exact location of event, depth 235.01 km, -67.3771° West, -19.2515° South. All ids that are associated to the event: us20008iz9. Unique identifier: us20008iz9.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Challapata (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (46 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 75 km WSW of Challapata, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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