A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 85 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (53 miles). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 05:54:32 / 5:54 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 217.09 km (135 miles). Global time and date of event 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 09:54:32 / June 15, 2017 @ 9:54 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.7896 West, latitude -21.5039 South, depth = 217.09 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009mlc. Id of event: us20009mlc.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 85 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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