A 6.6 earthquake shakes southeastern Bolivia

An earthquake of magnitude 6.6 shook the southeastern part of Bolivia today, with no significant casualties or material damage reported, reported the San Calixto Observatory, a reference in the country.

The United States Geological Survey (USGS) ranked the magnitude at 6.8 and explained that it occurred at 09.40 local time (13.40 GMT), with an epicenter at 557.2 kilometers deep in the Carandayti area. , in the region of Chuquisaca, near the borders with Argentina and Paraguay.

The San Calixto Observatory, a benchmark in Bolivia in the measurement of earthquakes, reported that the tremor was in that same hour and area, but with a magnitude of 6.6 and an epicenter 658 kilometers deep.

The earthquake was felt in La Paz, Cochabamba and Tarija, in addition to Chuquisaca, among other cities and regions of Bolivia, according to this source

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