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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Uyuni in Bolivia

Earthquake location -20.8692S, -67.3827WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 73 kilometers (45 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. Global time and date of event 19/11/20 / 2020-11-19 15:49:16 / November 19, 2020 @ 3:49 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 195.62 km (122 miles). Id of earthquake: us6000cqeh. Event ids that are associated: us6000cqeh. The temblor was picked up at 15:49:16 / 3:49 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -67.3827° West, -20.8692° South, depth 195.62 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Epicenter of the event was 79 km (49 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni. Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 73 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -67.3827° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -20.8692° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 195.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 73 km SW of Uyuni, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-19 15:49:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-19 22:13:10 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 298 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 1.811 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.83 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 77 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 us6000cqeh Id of event.
Event Code 6000cqeh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us6000cqeh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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