A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Yacuiba in Bolivia on Friday. Event id: us2000datn. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000datn. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.7628 West, latitude -22.079 South, depth = 526.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 526.27 km (327 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/03/18 / 2018-03-02 04:42:14 / March 2, 2018 @ 4:42 am. The temblor was reported at 01:42:14 / 1:42 am (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villamontes, General Enrique Mosconi, Tartagal (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Villamontes (c. 18 800 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes 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. 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: 9 km WSW of Yacuiba, Bolivia.
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