A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was reported 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia on Thursday. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/10/20 / 2020-10-01 04:07:07 / October 1, 2020 @ 4:07 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 268.6 km (167 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -67.0389 West, latitude -21.018 South, depth = 268.6 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:07:07 / 4:07 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c3nx. Unique identifier: us6000c3nx.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Close 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. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four 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 quakes in the world.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 65 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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