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Chuquisaca, Bolivia hit by strong earthquake

Feb 21, 2017

A powerful and deep earthquake hit Chiquisaca, Bolivia at 14:09 UTC on February 21, 2017.

Preliminary Earthquake Report:

Magnitude 6.5

Date-Time • 21 Feb 2017 14:09:04 UTC

• 21 Feb 2017 10:09:04 near epicenter

Location 19.287S 63.921W

Depth 596 km

Distances • 141 km (88 miles) E (99 degrees) of Sucre, Bolivia
• 186 km (115 miles) SSW (203 degrees) of Santa Cruz, Bolivia
• 195 km (121 miles) E (81 degrees) of Potosi, Bolivia
• 924 km (574 miles) NW (315 degrees) of ASUNCION, Paraguay

Location Uncertainty Horizontal: 9.4 km; Vertical 6.1 km
Parameters Nph = 118; Dmin = 554.8 km; Rmss = 0.82 seconds; Gp = 17°

Chuquisaca, Bolivia hit by strong earthquake



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