A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported Potosi, Bolivia (0 miles) on Saturday. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 19:46:08 / 7:46 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/05/17 / 2017-05-13 19:46:08 / May 13, 2017 @ 7:46 pm. Event id: us10008s84. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008s84. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.738° West, -21.6882° South, depth 207.17 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 207.17 km (129 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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