A 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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