A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 62 kilometers (39 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 191.02 km (119 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -67.366° West, latitude -20.7095° South, depth = 191.02 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/09/19 / 2019-09-17 09:17:48 / September 17, 2019 @ 9:17 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70005hf0. Event ids that are associated: us70005hf0. The temblor was detected at 05:17:48 / 5:17 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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. 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: 62 km WSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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