A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Genova in Colombia. Exact location of event, depth 22.68 km, -75.7468° West, 4.1866° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:35:10 / 11:35 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 18/09/15 / 2015-09-18 04:35:10 / September 18, 2015 @ 4:35 am. Event id: us20003l3i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003l3i. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 22.68 km (14 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villamaría, Viterbo, Purificación (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km S of Genova, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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