A earthquake magnitude 6.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Carandayti in Bolivia. Exact location of event, longitude -63.0156 West, latitude -20.6668 South, depth = 557.5 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dce2. Id of event: us1000dce2. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 02/04/18 / 2018-04-02 13:40:34 / April 2, 2018 @ 1:40 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 557.5 km (346 miles). The temblor was picked up at 09:40:34 / 9:40 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Monteagudo, Camiri, Villamontes (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Camiri (c. 28 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Villamontes (c. 18 800 pop), 137 km (85 miles) from Monteagudo (c. 8 300 pop).
There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNE of Carandayti, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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