(MENAFN - Saudi Press Agency)
La Paz , Rajab 16, 1439, Apr 2, 2018, SPA -- A magnitude-6.8 earthquake hit south-east Bolivia on Monday, near the country's border with Paraguay, a seismological centre in La Paz reported.
The earthquake occurred at 9:40 am (1340 GMT) in the department of Chuquisaca.
The quake took place in the vicinity of the town of Carandaiti, in Bolivia's Chaco region. It occurred at a depth of 557 kilometres.
"The earthquake was felt in tall buildings in the city of Sucre," the seismological centre's spokesman reported. "No damage was reported in the earthquake zone.
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