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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 15 km SW of Yacuiba, Bolivia

Earthquake location -22.1265S, -63.7713WA 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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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -63.7713° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.1265° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 530.47 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 15 km SW of Yacuiba, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-02-28 19:21:48 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-02-28 19:36:34 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami 0 This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 312 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,us, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 4.156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.64 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 55 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000dee2 Id of event.
Event Code 7000dee2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000dee2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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