A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 55 kilometers (34 miles) from Atocha in Bolivia. Event id: us2000auv3. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000auv3. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 232.1 km (144 miles). The temblor was reported at 01:44:33 / 1:44 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/09/17 / 2017-09-26 05:44:33 / September 26, 2017 @ 5:44 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.5505 West, latitude -21.3378 South, depth = 232.1 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni, Tupiza. Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 55 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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