A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 76 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (47 miles) on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:45:30 / 6:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 223.61 km (139 miles). Exact location of event, depth 223.61 km, -66.6831° West, -21.4797° South. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/12/17 / 2017-12-13 10:45:30 / December 13, 2017 @ 10:45 am. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000c3sp. Unique identifier: us2000c3sp.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported 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. 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: 76 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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