A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 45 kilometers (28 miles) from Atocha in Bolivia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -66.5182° West, latitude -21.2498° South, depth = 247.97 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/04/18 / 2018-04-09 04:04:38 / April 9, 2018 @ 4:04 am. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:04:38 / 12:04 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 247.97 km (154 miles). Id of earthquake: us2000dwqy. Event ids that are associated: us2000dwqy.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni, Tupiza (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-three 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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