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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag has occurred near Uyuni in Bolivia

Earthquake location -21.2457S, -67.3393WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 102 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia (63 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3393° West, -21.2457° South, depth 225.06 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 07:24:46 / July 30, 2017 @ 7:24 am. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:24:46 / 3:24 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 225.06 km (140 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2nc. Id of event: us2000a2nc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 102 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3393° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -21.2457° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 225.06 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 102km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-30 07:24:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 08:29:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 271 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 1.854 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 76 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 us2000a2nc Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2nc An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2nc, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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