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Strong earthquake: M6.3 quake has struck near Cliza in Bolivia

Earthquake location -17.8571S, -65.8913WA earthquake magnitude 6.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 28 kilometers (17 miles) from Cliza in Bolivia. Exact location, longitude -65.8913° West, latitude -17.8571° South, depth = 358.34 km. Unique identifier: us1000jg5z. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jg5z. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/03/19 / 2019-03-15 05:03:50 / March 15, 2019 @ 5:03 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 6.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:03:50 / 1:03 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 358.34 km (223 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Epicenter of the event was 59 km (37 miles) from Cochabamba (c. 900 400 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Mizque (c. 30 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Llallagua (c. 28 100 pop), 111 km (69 miles) from Huanuni (c. 15 500 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Punata (c. 15 200 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Cliza (c. 8 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aiquile (c. 8 200 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Tarata (c. 8 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Huanuni, Llallagua, Aiquile (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).

Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 28 km S of Cliza, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.8913° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.8571° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 358.34 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 28km S of Cliza, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-15 05:03:50 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-15 05:31:33 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 32 The total number of felt reports
CDI 5 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI 3.256 The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level green The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 627 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.65 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 23 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000jg5z Id of event.
Event Code 1000jg5z An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jg5z, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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