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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag has occurred near Poopo in Bolivia



Earthquake location -18.3795S, -67.0174WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Poopo in Bolivia. Global time and date of event 13/11/17 / 2017-11-13 00:33:46 / November 13, 2017 @ 12:33 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:33:46 / 8:33 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bmgh. Id of event: us2000bmgh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0174 West, latitude -18.3795 South, depth = 271.69 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 271.69 km (169 miles).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Challapata, Oruro, Llallagua (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Oruro (c. 208 700 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Llallagua (c. 28 100 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Huanuni (c. 15 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days four 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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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: 5 km WSW of Poopo, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.0174° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -18.3795° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 271.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 5km WSW of Poopo, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-13 00:33:46 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-13 01:12:57 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 298 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 2.336 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 33 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 us2000bmgh Id of event.
Event Code 2000bmgh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bmgh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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