A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 128 km WSW of Challapata, Bolivia (80 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c9cn. Unique identifier: us6000c9cn. The temblor was picked up at 07:45:09 / 7:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 239.9 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/10/20 / 2020-10-19 07:45:09 / October 19, 2020 @ 7:45 am UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -67.8298° West, latitude -19.4853° South, depth = 239.9 km.
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 128 km WSW of Challapata, Bolivia.
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