A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 82 kilometers (51 miles) from Challapata in Bolivia. The temblor was reported at 14:12:51 / 2:12 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us2000dz16. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000dz16. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/04/18 / 2018-04-12 18:12:51 / April 12, 2018 @ 6:12 pm. Exact location of event, longitude -67.4973 West, latitude -19.1716 South, depth = 246.57 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 246.57 km (153 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 82 km (51 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). 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 Challapata.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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