A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 91 kilometers (57 miles) from Uyuni in Bolivia. The epicenter was at a depth of 196.37 km (122 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dhzw. Id of event: us6000dhzw. Exact location of event, longitude -67.2654 West, latitude -21.1758 South, depth = 196.37 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 06:46:26 / 6:46 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 16/02/21 / 2021-02-16 06:46:26 / February 16, 2021 @ 6:46 am UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Uyuni (c. 10 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uyuni (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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: 91 km SSW of Uyuni, Bolivia.
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