A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 65 kilometers (40 miles) from Villa Yapacaní in Bolivia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/01/21 / 2021-01-04 19:44:53 / January 4, 2021 @ 7:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 19:44:53 / 7:44 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d5jc. Id of event: us6000d5jc. Exact location of event, longitude -64.4277 West, latitude -17.2393 South, depth = 61.83 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 61.83 km (38 miles).
Earthquake epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Villa Yapacaní (c. 18 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Santa Rosa del Sara (c. 5 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Chimoré (c. 5 100 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa del Sara, Chimoré, Villa Yapacaní.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two 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.
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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 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: 65 km WNW of Villa Yapacaní, Bolivia.
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