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    6.8-Magnitude Earthquake Shakes Bolivia - USGS

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    Bolivia is located in the so called Pacific Ring of Fire - a large territory forming the Pacific basin and known for its seismological activity, including volcanic eruptions and earthquakes.

    A 6.8-magnitude earthquake has taken place near Tarija, Bolivia, at a depth of 344.9 miles, according to the US Geological Survey.

    No immediate reports about casualties or material damage have been issued. Social media users took to Twitter to share their feelings.

    READ MORE: Magnitude 7.0 Earthquake Hits Waters Off Papua New Guinea — USGS

    Earthquakes hit the South American country on a regular basis as the country is a part of the Pacific Ring of Fire.

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