via Bolivia earthquake: 6.8 magnitude quake hits Tarija in Ring of Fire | Daily Star

It occurred near Tarija in the south of the country at a depth of 344 miles.

The USGS estimates there is a 34% chance of damage and fatalities.

Its website states: “Overall, the population in this region resides in structures that are resistant to earthquake shaking, though vulnerable structures exist.

“The predominant vulnerable building types are adobe block and rubble/field stone masonry construction.”

One Twitter user called Yurka Tbiliski wrote: “I was rocked by a M6.8 earthquake in 10km NNE of Carandayti, Bolivia!!!”

via Bolivia earthquake: 6.8 magnitude quake hits Tarija in Ring of Fire | Daily Star

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