A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, Potosi, Bolivia (0 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:28:21 / 1:28 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 event, longitude -66.869 West, latitude -21.65 South, depth = 228.83 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 20/04/17 / 2017-04-20 01:28:21 / April 20, 2017 @ 1:28 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008j5m. Unique identifier: us10008j5m. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 228.83 km (142 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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