Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 58 km southeast of Villamontes, Gran Chaco, Departamento de Tarija, Bolivia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 16:34 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 4.8 earthquake - 58 km southeast of Villamontes, Gran Chaco, Departamento de Tarija, Bolivia, on Saturday, 23 February 2019 at 16:34 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 4.8 earthquake at 37 km depth

23 Feb 16:39 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 5 minutes.
Feb 23 17:22: Magnitude recalculated from 4.9 to 4.8.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 10.0 to 37.0 km.
Date & time: 23 Feb 2019 16:34:12 UTC
Magnitude: 4.8
Depth: 37.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 21.7°S / 63.16°W (Departamento de Tarija, Bolivia)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) SE of Villamontes (Gran Chaco, Tarija) (pop: 18,800) --> See nearby quakes!
112 km (70 mi) NE of Tartagal (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 60,800) --> See nearby quakes!
120 km (75 mi) NE of General Enrique Mosconi (General Jose de San Martín, Salta, Argentina) (pop: 19,800) --> See nearby quakes!
163 km (101 mi) E of Tarija (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
167 km (104 mi) NE of Bermejo (Aniceto Arce, Tarija) (pop: 35,400) --> See nearby quakes!
189 km (117 mi) SSE of Camiri (Cordillera, Santa Cruz) (pop: 28,000) --> See nearby quakes!
200 km (124 mi) NE of Oran (Salta, Argentina) (pop: 74,100) --> See nearby quakes!
255 km (158 mi) E of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
266 km (165 mi) E of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
369 km (229 mi) SE of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 1 x 1012 joules (278 megawatt hours, equivalent to 239 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
4.837 kmSouthern BoliviaGFZ
4.930 kmTARIJA, BOLIVIAEMSC
4.923 km57km SSE of Villamontes, BoliviaUSGS
4.823 kmSouthern BoliviaUSP

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Tarija (Bolivia (Plurinational State of), 163 km W of epicenter) : No se sintió nada en Tarija Capital, Provincia Cercado en el Centro de la Ciudad, todo en calma. (reported through EMSC)  
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