A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 80 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (50 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/08/20 / 2020-08-21 19:00:34 / August 21, 2020 @ 7:00 pm UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000bilu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bilu. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 216.48 km (135 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:00:34 / 7:00 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -66.8235° West, -21.3862° South, depth 216.48 km.
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 two and in the last 365 days twenty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 80 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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