Daily Archives: January 10, 2012

Today earthquake in Bolivian southwest, 4.9 Richter scale

El Deber reports in its website, today January 10, 2012 around 14:50:
An earthquake of 4.9 degrees on the Richter scale occurred today in the region of Potosí, Chile border, so far there are no reported casualties or material damage, stated the Seismological Observatory of Saint Calixtus in La Paz.
The entity said in a statement that the tremor took place at the 00.06 local time and its epicenter was in Sud Lípez province, department of Potosi, near the border with Chile.
The tremor was a felt 310 kilometers southwest of the city of Potosí, capital of the Department of the same name.