A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 59 kilometers (37 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia on Wednesday. Exact time and date of earthquake 12/06/19 / 2019-06-12 21:38:08 / June 12, 2019 @ 9:38 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 231.94 km (144 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -66.9918 West, latitude -19.761 South, depth = 231.94 km. The temblor was reported at 17:38:08 / 5:38 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600042j0. Id of event: us600042j0.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uyuni, Colchani (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 60 km (37 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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