Minor mag. 3.9 earthquake - 179 km southwest of Potosí, Tomás Frías, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, on Sunday, 12 January 2020 at 07:21 (GMT)
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Minor magnitude 3.9 earthquake at 298 km depth
Depth: 298.2 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.99923°S / 66.55946°W (Departamento de Potosi, Bolivia)
Nearest volcano: Nuevo Mundo (136 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
54 km (33 mi) W of Santa Barbara (Potosí) (pop: 2,430) --> See nearby quakes!
66 km (41 mi) SSE of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro, Potosí) (pop: 10,300) --> See nearby quakes!
87 km (54 mi) SSE of Colchani (Potosí) (pop: 12,000) --> See nearby quakes!
100 km (62 mi) WNW of Tupiza (Sud Chichas, Potosí) (pop: 22,200) --> See nearby quakes!
157 km (97 mi) NW of Villazon (Modesto Omiste, Potosí) (pop: 30,300) --> See nearby quakes!
179 km (111 mi) SSW of Potosi (Potosí) (pop: 141,300) --> See nearby quakes!
199 km (124 mi) WNW of Tarija (pop: 159,300) --> See nearby quakes!
257 km (160 mi) SSW of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
286 km (178 mi) S of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí) (pop: 28,100) --> See nearby quakes!
503 km (313 mi) SW of Santa Cruz (pop: 1,364,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USP
Estimated released energy: 4.5 x 1010 joules (12.4 megawatt hours, equivalent to 10.7 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.9||298 km||Southern Bolivia||USP|
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