A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) strikes 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Villa Yapacani in Bolivia on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/06/17 / 2017-06-11 13:18:25 / June 11, 2017 @ 1:18 pm. Id of earthquake: us20009lup. Event ids that are associated: us20009lup. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10.54 km (7 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:18:25 / 9:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10.54 km, -63.9143° West, -17.5057° South.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cotoca, Mineros, Santa Cruz de la Sierra. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Santa Cruz de la Sierra (c. 1 364 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Montero (c. 88 600 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Warnes (c. 22 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Cotoca (c. 18 300 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Villa Yapacaní (c. 18 200 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Santiago del Torno (c. 15 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Mineros (c. 14 400 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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