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Light earthquake, 4.3 mag has occurred near Challapata in Bolivia



Earthquake location -18.8575S, -67.0153WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0153° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -18.8575° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 261.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 26km W of Challapata, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-02 23:12:01 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-02 23:52:46 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 284 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 2.21 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.79 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 44 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us20009jdi Id of event.
Event Code 20009jdi An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009jdi, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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