Light mag. 4.0 earthquake - 168 km southwest of La Paz, Bolivia, on Saturday, Jun 2, 2012 12:22 am (GMT +0)
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Light magnitude 4.0 earthquake at 153 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Local time at epicenter: Saturday, Jun 2, 2012 12:22 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 152.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.275°S / 69.502°W↗ (Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia)
Antipode: 17.275°N / 110.498°E↗
Nearest volcano: Nevados Casiri (40 km / 25 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
58 km (36 mi) E of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
61 km (38 mi) ENE of Tarata (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
80 km (50 mi) E of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
93 km (58 mi) SSW of Desaguadero (Chucuito, Puno, Peru) (pop: 5,330) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (71 mi) NE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
122 km (76 mi) SSW of Yunguyo (Puno, Peru) (pop: 16,100) --> See nearby quakes!
135 km (84 mi) SSW of San Pedro (La Paz) (pop: 5,000) --> See nearby quakes!
158 km (98 mi) NNE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
162 km (101 mi) SSW of Achacachi (La Paz) (pop: 8,450) --> See nearby quakes!
489 km (304 mi) WNW of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 6.3 x 1010 joules (17.5 megawatt hours, equivalent to 15.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.0||153 km||La Paz, Bolivia||USGS|
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