A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 140 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia (87 miles) on Thursday. The temblor was detected at 12:44:16 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -67.9273° West, latitude -21.1879° South, depth = 169.76 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000d4s4. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000d4s4. Exact time and date of earthquake 15/03/18 / 2018-03-15 16:44:16 / March 15, 2018 @ 4:44 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.76 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface.
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 sixty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 140 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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