A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 41 kilometers (25 miles) from Villazón in Bolivia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 275.09 km (171 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/02/21 / 2021-02-24 00:34:38 / February 24, 2021 @ 12:34 am. Event id: us6000dkjh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000dkjh. The temblor was reported at 00:34:38 / 12:34 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 275.09 km, -65.9977° West, -22.0821° South.
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Abra Pampa, Tupiza, La Quiaca. Country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop).
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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 41 km W of Villazón, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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