A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:39:38 / 8:39 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 258.65 km (161 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8869° West, -20.3712° South, depth 258.65 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 23/03/18 / 2018-03-23 00:39:38 / March 23, 2018 @ 12:39 am. Unique identifier: us1000daqh. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000daqh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni, Colchani (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 9 km (6 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km SSE of Colchani, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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