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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 67 km southwest of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:04 GMT

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 67 km southwest of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:04 GMT Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 67 km southwest of Uyuni, Antonio Quijarro, Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia, on Monday, June 27, 2016 at 17:04 GMT

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 300 km depth

27 Jun 17:28 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 23 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 257.0 to 300.0 km.

Earthquake details

Date & timeJun 27, 2016 17:04:34 UTC
Local time at epicenter
Depth300.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude20.97°S / 67.16°W (Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia)
Antipode20.97°N / 112.84°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceEMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Nearest volcanoPampa Luxsar (124 km / 77 mi)
Nearby towns and cities15 km (9 mi) NNE of San Cristobal de Lipez (Potosí) (pop: 75) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
67 km (41 mi) SSW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí) (pop: 10,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
78 km (49 mi) SSW of Colchani (Potosí) (pop: 12,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
158 km (98 mi) WNW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí) (pop: 22,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
204 km (127 mi) NW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí) (pop: 30,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
213 km (132 mi) SW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí) (pop: 141,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
246 km (153 mi) NE of Calama (Antofagasta, Chile) (pop: 143,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
260 km (161 mi) WNW of Tarija (pop: 159,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
293 km (182 mi) SW of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
4.2246 km64 km al S de UyuniGUG (U. Chile)
4.2268 km- 68km SSW of Uyuni, BoliviaUSGS


Seismic station: Chusmiza, Chile (GO01/C network) | Distance from quake: 257 km / 160 mi | Show on map | Station Info
Seismic station Chusmiza, Chile: vertical movement plot around time of quake (source: IRIS/BUD)
Seismogram (vertical component) around time of quake. Thin dotted red line indicates time of quake. Seismic waves arrive some time later, depending on distance. Bandpass filter applied: 0.2-10.0 Hz. Source: IRIS Buffer of Uniform Data (BUD) webtool
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