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Light earthquake 4.2 mag, 32 km ENE of Colomi, Bolivia

Earthquake location -17.2274S, -65.585WA 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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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.585° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.2274° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.68 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 32km ENE of Colomi, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-11-21 20:27:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-12-11 18:34:24 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level 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 271 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 2.611 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 79 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us70006efe Id of event.
Event Code 70006efe An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006efe, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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