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Light earthquake 4.1 mag, 16 km SW of Villa Yapacani, Bolivia

Earthquake location -17.5012S, -63.9533WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Villa Yapacani in Bolivia. Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 02:34:54 / February 22, 2020 @ 2:34 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us70007ulf. Unique identifier: us70007ulf. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 22:34:54 / 10:34 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -63.9533° West, latitude -17.5012° South, depth = 10 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Mineros, Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Warnes. Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Santa Cruz de la Sierra (c. 1 364 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Montero (c. 88 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Warnes (c. 22 000 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Villa Yapacaní (c. 18 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Santiago del Torno (c. 15 500 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Mineros (c. 14 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 16 km SW of Villa Yapacani, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.9533° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -17.5012° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SW of Villa Yapacani, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-02-22 02:34:54 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-02-23 23:15:27 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -240 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2 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 259 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 4.177 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 88 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 us70007ulf Id of event.
Event Code 70007ulf An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70007ulf, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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