A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 57 kilometers (35 miles) from Villamontes in Bolivia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/02/19 / 2019-02-23 16:34:11 / February 23, 2019 @ 4:34 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -63.1941 West, latitude -21.6801 South, depth = 22.89 km. The temblor was detected at 12:34:11 / 12:34 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.89 km (14 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000jm2k. Id of event: us2000jm2k.
Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yacuiba, Villamontes. The epicenter was 62 km (39 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Villamontes (c. 18 800 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 57 km SSE of Villamontes, Bolivia.
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