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Light mag. 4.8 earthquake - Southern Bolivia on Tuesday, 26 September 2017

Light mag. 4.8 earthquake  - Southern Bolivia on Tuesday, 26 September 2017
Sep 26 05:51: Magnitude recalculated from 5.2 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 251.0 to 232.0 km.
Date & time: Tuesday, 26 September 2017 05:44 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 232.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.38°S / 66.61°W (Bolivia)
Nearest volcano: Uturuncu (115 km)
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1*10^12 J (278 MWh / 239 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
Tue, 26 Sep 2017
Tue, 26 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.0 / 236 kmPOTOSI, BOLIVIAEMSC
Tue, 26 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.0 / 232.1 km- 55km SW of Atocha, BoliviaUSGS
Tue, 26 Sep 05:44 UTCM 5.2 / 279.3 km100 km al S de UyuniGUG (U. Chile)

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