A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 144 km SW of Colchani, Bolivia (89 miles). Id of earthquake: us7000crfc. Event ids that are associated: us7000crfc. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 185.2 km (115 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 02:42:37 / 2:42 am (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/12/20 / 2020-12-16 02:42:37 / December 16, 2020 @ 2:42 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -68.0548 West, latitude -21.0712 South, depth = 185.2 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days fourteen and in the last 365 days eighty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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: 144 km SW of Colchani, Bolivia.
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