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Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 94 km southwest of Oruro, Bolivia, on Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 4:39 pm (GMT -4) -

Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 94 km southwest of Oruro, Bolivia, on Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 4:39 pm (GMT -4) Light mag. 4.2 earthquake - 94 km southwest of Oruro, Bolivia, on Friday, Dec 3, 2021 at 4:39 pm (GMT -4)

Light magnitude 4.2 earthquake at 274 km depth

3 Dec 20:44 UTC: First to report: RaspberryShake after 4 minutes.
3 Dec 22:20: Magnitude recalculated from 4.4 to 4.2. Hypocenter depth recalculated from 274.7 to 274.0 km (from 171 to 170 mi). Epicenter location corrected by 58 km (36 mi) towards ENE.

Earthquake details

Date & timeDec 3, 2021 20:39:43 UTC -
Local time at epicenterFriday, Dec 3, 2021 at 4:39 pm (GMT -4)
Depth274.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude18.73°S / 67.56°W (Oruro, Bolivia)
Antipode18.73°N / 112.44°E
Shaking intensityNot felt
Primary data sourceRaspberryShake (RaspberryShake)
Nearest volcanoLaguna Jayu Khota (81 km / 50 mi)
Nearby towns and cities85 km (53 mi) WNW of Challapata (Eduardo Avaroa) (pop: 8,020) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
91 km (56 mi) WSW of Huanuni (Pantaleón Dalence) (pop: 15,500) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
94 km (58 mi) SSW of Oruro (pop: 208,700) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
108 km (67 mi) WSW of Llallagua (Rafael Bustillo, Potosí) (pop: 28,100) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
201 km (125 mi) SW of Quillacollo (Cochabamba) (pop: 87,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
210 km (131 mi) SW of Cochabamba (pop: 900,400) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
212 km (132 mi) WNW of Ciudad Potosi (Potosí) (pop: 141,300) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
219 km (136 mi) SW of Sacaba (Cochabamba) (pop: 107,600) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
244 km (152 mi) W of Sucre (Chuquisaca) (pop: 224,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
256 km (159 mi) SSE of La Paz (pop: 812,800) | Show on map | Quakes nearby
Weather at epicenter at time of quakeBroken Clouds 19.1°C (66 F), humidity: 26%, wind: 2 m/s (4 kts) from NNE
Estimated seismic energy released1.3 x 1011 joules (35 megawatt hours, equivalent to 30.1 tons of TNT) | about seismic energy
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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4.2274 kmCentral BoliviaRaspberryShake
4.2274 kmCentral BoliviaGFZ
4.3219 kmCentral BoliviaUSP

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