A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 71 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (44 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -66.7028° West, -21.4003° South, depth 231.98 km. Global time and date of event 09/03/20 / 2020-03-09 03:52:16 / March 9, 2020 @ 3:52 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 23:52:16 / 11:52 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 231.98 km (144 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us60008cb0. Ids that are associated to the event: us60008cb0.
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 three and in the last 365 days twenty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 71 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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