A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 130 km WSW of Colchani, Bolivia (81 miles) on Tuesday. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:29:44 / 12:29 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us70007vx2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007vx2. Exact location of event, depth 150.71 km, -68.0078° West, -20.9038° South. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.71 km (94 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 18/02/20 / 2020-02-18 04:29:44 / February 18, 2020 @ 4:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been eight, in the last 10 days ten, in the past 30 days thirteen and in the last 365 days seventy-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 130 km WSW of Colchani, Bolivia.
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