A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 78 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (48 miles). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.7 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us1000g2mr. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000g2mr. Global time and date of event 31/07/18 / 2018-07-31 13:38:31 / July 31, 2018 @ 1:38 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 09:38:31 / 9:38 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 230.7 km, -66.7893° West, -21.409° South.
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 four and in the last 365 days twenty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 78 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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