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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 68 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia

Earthquake location -20.9215S, -67.2693WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 68 kilometers (42 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 23:24:56 / 11:24 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us70008gut. Unique identifier: us70008gut. The epicenter was at a depth of 195.09 km (121 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/03/20 / 2020-03-19 03:24:56 / March 19, 2020 @ 3:24 am. Exact location of event, depth 195.09 km, -67.2693° West, -20.9215° South.

Earthquake epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 68 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.2693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.9215° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 195.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 68km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-03-19 03:24:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-06 03:55:30 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 284 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 1.929 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.67 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 39 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 us70008gut Id of event.
Event Code 70008gut An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70008gut, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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