A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Machacamarca in Bolivia. Exact location of event, depth 280.02 km, -67.0677° West, -18.1414° South. The temblor was picked up at 13:26:47 / 1:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/07/18 / 2018-07-11 17:26:47 / July 11, 2018 @ 5:26 pm. Unique identifier: us2000g2b6. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000g2b6. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 280.02 km (174 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Challapata, Llallagua, Huanuni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 20 km (12 miles) from Oruro (c. 208 700 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Llallagua (c. 28 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Huanuni (c. 15 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 4 km NW of Machacamarca, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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