A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 26/12/18 / 2018-12-26 01:01:30 / December 26, 2018 @ 1:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9364 West, latitude -20.9666 South, depth = 217.43 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000ixk6. Unique identifier: us2000ixk6. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 217.43 km (135 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:01:30 / 9:01 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop).
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 twenty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 57 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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