A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 93 km SSW of Atocha, Bolivia (58 miles) on Monday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/02/18 / 2018-02-12 11:05:59 / February 12, 2018 @ 11:05 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 07:05:59 / 7:05 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000d0vg. Id of event: us2000d0vg. Exact location of earthquake, -66.7127° West, -21.6519° South, depth 241.64 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 241.64 km (150 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-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.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 93 km SSW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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