A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 27 kilometers (17 miles) from Santa Bárbara in Bolivia. Event id: us6000df5u. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000df5u. Exact location, longitude -65.9255° West, latitude -20.6949° South, depth = 357.57 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/02/21 / 2021-02-06 16:09:49 / February 6, 2021 @ 4:09 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 357.57 km (222 miles). The temblor was picked up at 16:09:49 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tupiza. The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six 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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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. 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: 27 km NNE of Santa Bárbara, Bolivia.
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