A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 131 km WSW of Colchani, Bolivia (81 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 210.91 km (131 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 210.91 km, -68.0996° West, -20.744° South. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:40:32 / 4:40 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cm33. Unique identifier: us2000cm33. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 08:40:32 / January 21, 2018 @ 8:40 am.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 131 km WSW of Colchani, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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