A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/21 / 2021-01-24 22:04:49 / January 24, 2021 @ 10:04 pm. Event id: us7000d2zv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d2zv. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -67.0328 West, latitude -19.8851 South, depth = 261 km. The temblor was detected at 22:04:49 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 261 km (162 miles).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Uyuni, Colchani. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 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 six 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 respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city 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: 47 km NNW of Colchani, Bolivia.
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