A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Carandayti in Bolivia on Monday. Global time and date of event 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 15:00:31 / April 2, 2018 @ 3:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us1000dch5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dch5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -63.0637 West, latitude -20.7024 South, depth = 561.33 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 561.33 km (349 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:00:31 / 11:00 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Camiri (c. 28 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Villamontes (c. 18 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Camiri, Villamontes.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 5 km N of Carandayti, Bolivia.
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