A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 86 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (53 miles). Global time and date of event 07/04/18 / 2018-04-07 02:35:10 / April 7, 2018 @ 2:35 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000dvvh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000dvvh. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.8131 West, latitude -21.4976 South, depth = 257.14 km. The temblor was picked up at 22:35:10 / 10:35 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 257.14 km (160 miles) below the earth’s surface.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 86 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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