A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 47 kilometers (29 miles) from Villazón in Bolivia on Sunday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dhix. Unique identifier: us6000dhix. Exact location of earthquake, -66.0436° West, -21.9856° South, depth 260.43 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 05:24:20 / 5:24 am (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/21 / 2021-02-14 05:24:20 / February 14, 2021 @ 5:24 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 260.43 km (162 miles).
Close country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa, Tupiza, La Quiaca. Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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