A earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was reported 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Acandi in Colombia on Tuesday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 6.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 19:10:24 / 7:10 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: pt15210050. Unique identifier: pt15210050. 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 not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -77.391° West, 8.263° North.
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pedro de Urabá, San Juan de Urabá, Chigorodó. Event epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 112 km (69 miles) from San Pedro de Urabá (c. 11 100 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 110 km (68 miles) from San Juan de Urabá (c. 10 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Unión Chocó (c. 9 500 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 29 km SSW of Acandi, Colombia.
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