A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Villazón in Bolivia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 263.3 km (164 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 01:21:21 / November 1, 2020 @ 1:21 am. Id of earthquake: us7000c8tq. Event ids that are associated: us7000c8tq. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 01:21:21 / 1:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -65.9422 West, latitude -22.0723 South, depth = 263.3 km.
Epicenter of the event was 36 km (22 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abra Pampa, Tupiza, La Quiaca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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