A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 99 kilometers (62 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. 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 183.44 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us1000dc6t. Event ids that are associated: us1000dc6t. Exact location of event, depth 183.44 km, -67.4501° West, -21.1387° South. Global time and date of event 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 21:01:17 / April 1, 2018 @ 9:01 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.8-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:01:17 / 5:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). The epicenter was 100 km (62 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni (min 5000 pop).
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 thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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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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: 99 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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