A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 35 kilometers (22 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia on Wednesday. Exact location, longitude -66.5247° West, latitude -20.61° South, depth = 240.03 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/01/21 / 2021-01-13 21:20:31 / January 13, 2021 @ 9:20 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us6000d842. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d842. The temblor was detected at 21:20:31 / 9:20 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 240.03 km (149 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 55 km (34 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Colchani, Uyuni (min 5000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days seventeen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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 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 ESE of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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