A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Lintaca in Bolivia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 333.82 km (207 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 00:43:05 / 12:43 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 333.82 km, -65.3204° West, -20.8147° South. Global time and date of event 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 04:43:05 / May 12, 2020 @ 4:43 am UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us70009kuh. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009kuh.
Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tupiza.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SSE of Lintaca, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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