Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Southern Bolivia on Monday, 2 April 2018

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Chuquisaca, Departamento de Chuquisaca, 80 km northeast of Villamontes, Bolivia, on Monday, 2 April 2018 at 13:40 (GMT)

Strong mag. 6.7 earthquake - Chuquisaca, Departamento de Chuquisaca, 80 km northeast of Villamontes, Bolivia, on Monday, 2 April 2018 at 13:40 (GMT)

Strong magnitude 6.7 earthquake at 548 km depth

Date & time: 2 Apr 2018 13:40:34 UTC
Magnitude: 6.7
Depth: 548.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.7°S / 62.99°W (Chuquisaca, Departamento de Chuquisaca, Bolivia)
Nearby towns and cities:
80 km (50 mi) NE of Villamontes (Gran Chaco, Tarija) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
92 km (57 mi) SE of Camiri (Cordillera, Santa Cruz) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) SE of Monteagudo (Hernando Siles, Chuquisaca) (pop: 8,290) --> See nearby quakes!
203 km (126 mi) ENE of Tarija (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
265 km (165 mi) NNE of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
301 km (187 mi) SE of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
314 km (195 mi) ESE of Potosi (Potosí) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
325 km (202 mi) S of Santa Cruz (pop: 1,364,400) --> See nearby quakes!
375 km (233 mi) S of Montero (Santa Cruz) (pop: 88,600) --> See nearby quakes!
496 km (308 mi) SE of Cochabamba (pop: 900,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 7.1 x 1014 joules (197 gigawatt hours, equivalent to 1.7 x 105 tons of TNT or 10.6 atomic bombs!) More info
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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
6.7548 kmSouthern BoliviaGFZ

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1469.3 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1722.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
1722.5 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
1019.8 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Like a very heavy truck coming by....  
Buenos Aires (1609.2 km SSE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1507.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) (reported through our app)
1507.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1507.2 km SE of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
1643.8 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
1018.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Arequipa (reported through our app)  
1018.7 km WNW of epicenter [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV) : Arequipa (reported through our app)  
1686 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
Curitiba - Paraná, Brazil (1468.5 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / not felt : Living in house/ground level. Did not notice anything unusual.  
Sao Paulo BR (1708.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Light shaking (MMI IV)
Brasília/DF / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Brasília / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
1688.9 km ENE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
SAO PAULO (1719.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
1703.2 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Felt it at the 14º floor of a building in Jaguaré neighborhood - São Paulo SP- Brazil  
São Paulo / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
São Paulo (1730.7 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
City of Sao Paulo, Pinheiros / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Avenida Paulista 900 / Very weak shaking (MMI II)
Passo Fundo RS Brazil (1362 km SE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : light tremor of the room and shaking lights  
1360.3 km SE of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III)
São Paulo (Brazil, 1723 km E of epicenter) : Predio tremeu, monitores tremeram (reported through EMSC)  
(Bolivia, 134 km NW of epicenter) : Oh my god (reported through EMSC)  
La Granja (Chile, 1610 km SW of epicenter) : Very slight vibration (reported through EMSC)  
Miraflores (Peru, 1010 km NW of epicenter) : Fue una gran sacudida (reported through EMSC)  
Iquique (Chile, 741 km W of epicenter) : Suave....como de 7 segundos (reported through EMSC)  
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Aftershocks

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (1 quakes):
  • 02 Apr 2018 15:00 UTC
    | M 4.7 |
    562 km (349.2 mi) depth
    |
    4 km (2 mi) distance
    | GFZ | Details

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