A 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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