Light earthquake, 4.3 mag was detected near Yacuiba in Bolivia


Earthquake location -22.0708S, -63.7927WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Yacuiba in Bolivia on Sunday. Exact location, longitude -63.7927° West, latitude -22.0708° South, depth = 535.82 km. Event id: us6000c96f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c96f. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 11:36:59 / 11:36 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/10/20 / 2020-10-18 11:36:59 / October 18, 2020 @ 11:36 am. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 535.82 km (333 miles).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 13 km (8 miles) from Yacuiba (c. 82 800 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Tartagal (c. 60 800 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from General Enrique Mosconi (c. 19 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Argentina (c. 41 343 000 pop), Bolivia (c. 9 947 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was General Enrique Mosconi, Tartagal, Yacuiba.

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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 13 km WSW of Yacuiba, Bolivia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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