A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 31 kilometers (19 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia on Friday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 230.68 km (143 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 21:31:16 / 9:31 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 16/03/19 / 2019-03-16 01:31:16 / March 16, 2019 @ 1:31 am. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7467 West, latitude -20.7346 South, depth = 230.68 km. Unique identifier: us1000jgx8. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jgx8. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 52 km (32 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 31 km SSE of Uyuni, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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