A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 64 kilometers (40 miles) from Challapata in Bolivia. Id of earthquake: us70009aj6. Event ids that are associated: us70009aj6. The temblor was picked up at 22:50:57 / 10:50 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 232.33 km (144 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3185° West, -19.1542° South, depth 232.33 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/04/20 / 2020-04-30 02:50:57 / April 30, 2020 @ 2:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Challapata (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 64 km (40 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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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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. 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: 64 km WSW of Challapata, Bolivia.
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