A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 26 kilometers (16 miles) from Challapata in Bolivia on Friday. Exact location, longitude -67.0153° West, latitude -18.8575° South, depth = 261.47 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 261.47 km (162 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20009jdi. Event ids that are associated: us20009jdi. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 19:12:01 / 7:12 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 02/06/17 / 2017-06-02 23:12:01 / June 2, 2017 @ 11:12 pm.
Epicenter of the event was 66 km (41 miles) from Llallagua (c. 28 100 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Huanuni (c. 15 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Llallagua, Huanuni, Challapata (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected nearby.
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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: 26 km W of Challapata, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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