Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 227 km southwest of Potosí, Tomás Frías, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, on Thursday, 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake  - 227 km southwest of Potosí, Tomás Frías, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, on Thursday, 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 201 km depth

19 Nov 16:28 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 39 minutes.
Update Thu, 19 Nov 2020, 16:30
Magnitude 4.2 earthquake strikes near Colchani, Bolivia
4.2 quake Southern Bolivia 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)
4.2 quake Southern Bolivia 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake was reported 41 minutes ago by the German Research Centre for Geosciences (GFZ), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at an intermediate to considerable depth of 201 km beneath the epicenter in the morning on Thursday 19 November 2020 at 11.49 am local time. Magnitude and other quake parameters can still change in the coming hours as the agency continues to process seismic data.
A second report was later issued by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), which listed it as a magnitude 4.2 earthquake as well.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Uyuni (pop. 10,300) located 79 km from the epicenter, and Colchani (pop. 12,000) 82 km away.
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Earthquake data:

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Date & time: 19 Nov 2020 03:49:17 UTC -
Local time at epicenter: Thursday, 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 201.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 20.87°S / 67.44°W (Bolivia)
Nearest volcano: Pampa Luxsar (79 km / 49 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
35 km (22 mi) NW of San Cristóbal (Nor Lípez) (pop: 75)
79 km (49 mi) SW of Uyuni (Antonio Quijarro) (pop: 10,300)
82 km (51 mi) SW of Colchani (Antonio Quijarro) (pop: 12,000)
227 km (141 mi) SW of Potosí (Tomás Frías) (pop: 141,300)
234 km (145 mi) NE of Calama (El Loa, Chile) (pop: 143,100)
291 km (181 mi) NW of Tarija (Cercado) (pop: 159,300)
292 km (181 mi) SE of Iquique (Chile) (pop: 227,500)
306 km (190 mi) SW of Sucre (Provincia de Samuel Oropeza) (pop: 224,800)
Weather at epicenter at time of quake:
Clear Sky 15.7°C (60 F), humidity: 13%, wind: 5 m/s (10 kts) from W
Primary data source: GFZ
Estimated released energy: 1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 4.2201 kmSouthern BoliviaGFZ
M 4.2196 kmPOTOSI, BOLIVIAEMSC
M 4.3192 kmSouthern BoliviaUSP
M 4.4196 km73 Km SW of Uyuni, BoliviaUSGS

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1132.3 km ESE of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / rattling, vibrating / 1-2 s : Hubo un ruido muy fuerte y luego se sintio un temblor que movio un poco un poco los muebles por 1 segundo aproximadamente
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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 227 km southwest of Potosí, Tomás Frías, Departamento de Potosí, Bolivia, on Thursday, 19 Nov 11.49 am (GMT -4)

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