A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Yacuiba in Bolivia on Sunday. 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: 28/02/21 / 2021-02-28 19:21:48 / February 28, 2021 @ 7:21 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dee2. Id of event: us7000dee2. Exact location of event, longitude -63.7713 West, latitude -22.1265 South, depth = 530.47 km. The temblor was picked up at 19:21:48 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 530.47 km (330 miles).
Event epicenter was 16 km (10 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was General Enrique Mosconi, Tartagal, Yacuiba (min 5000 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 15 km SW of Yacuiba, Bolivia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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