A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia (47 miles) on Tuesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/12/20 / 2020-12-29 06:27:53 / December 29, 2020 @ 6:27 am. Unique identifier: us6000d3x7. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3x7. Exact location of event, depth 254.82 km, -66.7386° West, -21.4092° South. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:27:53 / 6:27 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 254.82 km (158 miles).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 thirty-one 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.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 75 km SW of Atocha, Bolivia.
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