A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 108 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia (67 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/18 / 2018-09-12 20:47:11 / September 12, 2018 @ 8:47 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:47:11 / 4:47 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 183.31 km (114 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.6086 West, latitude -21.1092 South, depth = 183.31 km. Unique identifier: us2000hdmx. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000hdmx.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 108 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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