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Event status: disregarded [?]

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.9 km south of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 at 11:47 pm (GMT -4) -

Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.9 km south of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 at 11:47 pm (GMT -4) Reported seismic-like event (likely no quake): 3.9 km south of Santa Cruz de la Sierra, Bolivia, Thursday, Aug 19, 2021 at 11:47 pm (GMT -4)
20 Aug 03:54 UTC: First to report: VolcanoDiscovery after 7 minutes.

Earthquake details

Date & timeAug 20, 2021 03:47:29 UTC -
Local time at epicenterThursday, Aug 19, 2021 at 11:47 pm (GMT -4)
Statusdisregarded
Magnitudeunknown (3?)
Depth10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude17.82041°S / 63.17084°W (Santa Cruz, Bolivia)
Antipode17.82°N / 116.829°E
Shaking intensityVery weak shaking
Felt1 report
Primary data sourceVolcanoDiscovery (User-reported shaking)
Nearby towns and cities4 km (2 mi) SSE of Santa Cruz de la Sierra (pop: 1,364,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
13 km (8 mi) W of Cotoca (pop: 18,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
23 km (14 mi) WNW of Paurito (pop: 2,190) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
29 km (18 mi) NE of Santiago del Torno (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
32 km (20 mi) W of San Julian (Provincia de Andrés Ibáñez) (pop: 7,710) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
34 km (21 mi) S of Warnes (pop: 22,000) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
48 km (30 mi) WSW of El Pailon (pop: 9,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
54 km (34 mi) S of Montero (pop: 88,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
84 km (52 mi) ESE of Villa Yapacani (Ichilo) (pop: 18,200) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
259 km (161 mi) ENE of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeClear Sky 25.7°C (78 F), humidity: 65%, wind: 5 m/s (9 kts) from N
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User reports for this quake (1)

User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
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Santa Cruz de la Sierra bolivia (0 km NW of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) / vibration and rolling
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