A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 71 kilometers (44 miles) from Villazón in Bolivia. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:22:52 / 1:22 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 256.97 km, -66.2652° West, -21.9286° South. Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 01:22:52 / October 19, 2020 @ 1:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 256.97 km (160 miles). Unique identifier: us6000c9a3. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9a3.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tupiza, La Quiaca, Villazón (min 5000 pop).
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. 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-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 71 km WNW of Villazón, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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