A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 251.8 km (156 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 30/06/17 / 2017-06-30 14:17:33 / June 30, 2017 @ 2:17 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 251.8 km, -67.239° West, -20.983° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:17:33 / 10:17 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us100095ku. Unique identifier: us100095ku.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). The epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 72 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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