A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Colomi in Bolivia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 21/11/19 / 2019-11-21 20:27:16 / November 21, 2019 @ 8:27 pm. The temblor was reported at 16:27:16 / 4:27 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006efe. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006efe. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 46.68 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.585 West, latitude -17.2274 South, depth = 46.68 km.
Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Cochabamba (c. 900 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Mizque (c. 30 500 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Punata (c. 15 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cliza (c. 8 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Tarata (c. 8 000 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Capinota (c. 5 200 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Capinota, Mizque, Cochabamba.
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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 32 km ENE of Colomi, Bolivia.
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