A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia. Id of earthquake: us20009mtd. Event ids that are associated: us20009mtd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 241.76 km (150 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 241.76 km, -66.8758° West, -20.0807° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:52:49 / 2:52 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 15/06/17 / 2017-06-15 18:52:49 / June 15, 2017 @ 6:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 25 km (16 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni, Colchani.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 25 km NNE of Colchani, Bolivia.
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