6.2 Earthquake in Bolvia

October 13th, 2008 - 11:46 am ICT by Amrit Rashmisrisethi  

BoliviaA strong quake rocked Bolivia on Sunday, October 12, 2008 at 20:55:42 UTC ( Coordinated Universal Time ) and Monday, October 13, 2008 at 03:55:42 AM at epicenter local time reported by the U.S. Geological Survey.

The epicenter is 100 km (60 miles) ESE of Potosi, Bolivia, 115 km (70 miles) SSE of Sucre, Bolivia, 165 km (105 miles) N of Tarija, Bolivia, 515 km (320 miles) SE of LA PAZ, Bolivia with the depth of 356 km (221.2 miles) set by location program.

On November 17, 2005 , a strong earthquake rocked northern Chile and parts of Bolivia , making the resident flee out of the buildings and the telephone lines were temporary out of service.

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