Five Bolivia quakes in two weeks
The latest quake registered a magnitude of 3.5, and took place about 30
(less than 20 miles) north of the city of Cochabamba in central Bolivia, said Angel
Vega. No damages were reported.
On March 28, a magnitude 6.4 earthquake occurred on the border of Chile
Bolivia. It was felt primarily in Calama, Chile, as well as in parts of southwestern
Old houses were damaged in the village of Sorata, about 150 kilometers
north of La Paz, in a magnitude 3.9 earthquake that took place March 26.
The Zongo Valley, about 40 kilometers (25 miles) north of La Paz, experienced
back-to-back quakes on March 23 and 24. The first registered magnitude 3.6, and
the second magnitude 2.6.
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