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Light earthquake, 4.1 mag strikes near Villazón in Bolivia

Earthquake location -22.0585S, -66.1015WA light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 52 kilometers (32 miles) from Villazón in Bolivia on Wednesday. Global time and date of event 11/11/20 / 2020-11-11 03:27:16 / November 11, 2020 @ 3:27 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -66.1015 West, latitude -22.0585 South, depth = 272.3 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000cd7y. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cd7y. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 272.3 km (169 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 03:27:16 / 3:27 am (local time epicenter).

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Abra Pampa, Tupiza, La Quiaca (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 52 km (33 miles) from Villazón (c. 30 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Tupiza (c. 22 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from La Quiaca (c. 14 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Abra Pampa (c. 9 400 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 52 km W of Villazón, Bolivia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -66.1015° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude -22.0585° South Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 272.3 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 52 km W of Villazón, Bolivia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-11-11 03:27:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-11-11 03:35:44 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 259 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 2.116 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.7 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us7000cd7y Id of event.
Event Code 7000cd7y An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000cd7y, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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