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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Villazón in Bolivia

Earthquake location -22.0723S, -65.9422WA 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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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 35 km W of Villazón, Bolivia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -65.9422° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.0723° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 263.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 35 km W of Villazón, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-01 01:21:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-01 01:38:13 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.245 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.16 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 47 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000c8tq Id of event.
Event Code 7000c8tq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000c8tq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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