A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, Potosi, Bolivia kilometers (0 miles) from Potosi, Bolivia. The epicenter was at a depth of 249.88 km (155 miles). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:38:04 / 9:38 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us7000bmjn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000bmjn. Exact location of event, longitude -66.7924 West, latitude -20.6282 South, depth = 249.88 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/09/20 / 2020-09-12 21:38:04 / September 12, 2020 @ 9:38 pm.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni. Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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