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Strong earthquake 6.5 mag, 39 km E of Padilla, Bolivia



Earthquake location -19.2874S, -63.9211WA earthquake magnitude 6.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 39 kilometers (24 miles) from Padilla in Bolivia. The 6.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:09:04 / 10:09 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -63.9211° West, -19.2874° South, depth 596.18 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 21/02/17 / 2017-02-21 14:09:04 / February 21, 2017 @ 2:09 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 596.18 km (370 miles). Event id: us20008l41. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008l41.

The epicenter was 94 km (58 miles) from Camiri (c. 28 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Vallegrande (c. 8 400 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Monteagudo (c. 8 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Camiri, Vallegrande, Monteagudo (min 5000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 39 km E of Padilla, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.9211° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -19.2874° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 596.18 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 39km E of Padilla, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-02-21 14:09:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-02-21 14:42:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.2 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 2.51 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 650 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.989 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.82 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 17 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20008l41 Id of event.
Event Code 20008l41 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008l41, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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