Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 176 km southwest of La Paz, Bolivia, on Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 5:04 am (GMT +0)
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Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 141 km depth
1 Jan 00:00 UTC: First to report: USGS after 30 seconds.
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, Aug 25, 2011 5:04 am (GMT +0)
Depth: 140.7 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 17.527°S / 69.404°W↗ (Departamento de La Paz, Bolivia)
Antipode: 17.527°N / 110.596°E↗
Nearest volcano: Lexone (39 km / 24 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
67 km (42 mi) E of Tarata (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,050) --> See nearby quakes!
73 km (45 mi) ESE of Chuquitira (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 4,220) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (54 mi) E of Chipispaya (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 1,930) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (58 mi) ESE of Quilahuani (Tacna, Peru) (pop: 3,180) --> See nearby quakes!
105 km (65 mi) ENE of Tacna (Peru) (pop: 280,100) --> See nearby quakes!
114 km (71 mi) SSW of Desaguadero (Chucuito, Puno, Peru) (pop: 5,330) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) E of Ilabaya (Jorge Basadre, Tacna, Peru) (pop: 9,490) --> See nearby quakes!
142 km (88 mi) NE of Arica (Arica y Parinacota, Chile) (pop: 186,000) --> See nearby quakes!
176 km (109 mi) SW of La Paz (pop: 812,800) --> See nearby quakes!
468 km (291 mi) WNW of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: USGS (United States Geological Survey)
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) More info
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|4.2||141 km||La Paz, Bolivia||USGS|
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