A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Monday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Colchani in Bolivia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.9865 West, latitude -19.6469 South, depth = 269.48 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 01/02/21 / 2021-02-01 13:45:57 / February 1, 2021 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 269.48 km (167 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 13:45:57 / 1:45 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000ddmw. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000ddmw. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 73 km (45 miles) from Colchani (c. 12 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Challapata (c. 8 000 pop). Close country/countries, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uyuni, Challapata, Colchani (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. 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: 72 km N of Colchani, Bolivia.
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