A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. Unique identifier: us20009n8u. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009n8u. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -66.9159° West, -20.6147° South, depth 251.04 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 251.04 km (156 miles). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:56:35 / 1:56 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 17/06/17 / 2017-06-17 05:56:35 / June 17, 2017 @ 5:56 am UTC/GMT.
Event epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colchani, Uyuni. Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 19 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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