In Bolivia, recorded an earthquake of magnitude 4.9

An earthquake measuring 4.9 occurred today, 400 kilometers south of the administrative capital of Bolivia, La Paz department of Potosi on the border with Chile. This, as the RIA "Novosti" reported in the U.S. Geological Survey.

Tremors were recorded at 15:02 MSK. The epicenter was located 195 kilometers west of the town of Uyuni at depth 117 kilometers.

Data on victims and destructions.

We add that the area is in the foothills of the Andes, through which the Pacific "fire zone" — the band of volcanoes and tectonic faults up to 40,000 kilometers. There are 90% of all earthquakes in the world.

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