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Moderate earthquake, 5 mag has occurred near Villa Yapacani in Bolivia



Earthquake location -17.5057S, -63.9143WA 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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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 14 km SW of Villa Yapacani, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.9143° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.5057° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 14km SW of Villa Yapacani, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-11 13:18:25 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-11 13:45:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 385 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 4.214 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.46 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 34 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 us20009lup Id of event.
Event Code 20009lup An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009lup, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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