M 6.8 in Bolivia on 02 Apr 2018 13:40 UTC

Event summary

This earthquake can have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

Earthquake Magnitude: 6.8M
Depth: 557.5 Km
Lat/Lon: -20.6668 , -63.0156
Event Date: 02 Apr 2018 13:40 UTC
Exposed Population: 120000 people within 100km
Inserted at: 02 Apr 2018 13:59 UTC
INFORM Coping capacity : 5.4 (BOL)
INFORM Coping capacity list: BOL= 5.4; PRY= 4.5

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Latest media headlines

Articles: 73 | About casualties: 1 | Last hour: 0

La erupción del Huaynaputina
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 11:53:00 +0200.

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Bolivia (Plurinational State of): Sismo de 6.6 grados en Chuquisaca ca ...
Wed, 04 Apr 2018 00:56:00 +0200.

Un sismo de 6.6 grados en la escala de Richter, se registró ayer en la provincia Luis Calvo, de Chuquisaca, y activó alertas a nivel internacional debido a que por su magnitud se sintió en Brasil, Chile y Perú. Sin embargo, al haber nacido
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Sismo de 6,8 sacudió el sureste de Bolivia sin reporte de víctimas
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 21:10:00 +0200.

Un terremoto de magnitud 6,8 sacudió ayer el sureste de Bolivia, según el Servicio Geológico de Estados Unidos (USGS), sin que se hayan reportado víctimas ni daños materiales de consideración. De acuerdo con este servicio, que registra la
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Magnitude 6.8 earthquake strikes Bolivia
Tue, 03 Apr 2018 16:41:00 +0200.

People gather outside a building that was temporarily evacuated in Sao Paulo, Brazil, Monday, April 2, 2018, after a powerful 6.8-magnitude earthquake struck Bolivia. The quake was centered 205 miles (127 kilometers) southeast of Tarija, Bo
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For this events, GDACS has links to information from the following sources: JRC (40), (2), NEIC (4), OCHA (1), INGV (1), DesInventar (1), WMO (1), USGS (4), INFORM (2),