A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.9 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Acandi in Colombia on Tuesday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/07/15 / 2015-07-29 00:10:24 / July 29, 2015 @ 12:10 am. A tsunami warning has been issued near Acandi in Colombia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:24 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000314h. Event ids that are associated: pt15210050, at00ns835g, us2000314h. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -77.2984° West, 8.237° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 84 km (52 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from San Pedro de Urabá (c. 11 100 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from San Juan de Urabá (c. 10 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Unión Chocó (c. 9 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Arboletes, San Juan de Urabá, San Pedro de Urabá (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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