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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 85 km WSW of Uyuni, Bolivia

Earthquake location -20.8385S, -67.5354WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 85 kilometers (53 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/09/20 / 2020-09-07 00:00:36 / September 7, 2020 @ 12:00 am. Unique identifier: us7000bj3k. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bj3k. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:00:36 / 12:00 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -67.5354 West, latitude -20.8385 South, depth = 223.09 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 223.09 km (139 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 85 km WSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.5354° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.8385° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 223.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 85 km WSW 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 2020-09-07 00:00:36 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-09-07 00:48:36 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 326 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 1.668 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.57 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 90 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 us7000bj3k Id of event.
Event Code 7000bj3k An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000bj3k, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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