A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Atocha in Bolivia on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us1000avd6. Event ids that are associated: us1000avd6. Exact location of event, longitude -66.6616 West, latitude -21.0342 South, depth = 232.68 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/10/17 / 2017-10-21 22:37:02 / October 21, 2017 @ 10:37 pm. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:37:02 / 6:37 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 232.68 km (145 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 86 km (54 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 45 km WSW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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