A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 20 kilometers (12 miles) from Acandi in Colombia on Monday. Exact location of earthquake, -77.1063° West, 8.4326° North, depth 39.37 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/15 / 2015-11-16 13:11:55 / November 16, 2015 @ 1:11 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 39.37 km (24 miles). Event id: us10003ynb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10003ynb. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:11:55 / 8:11 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chigorodó, Carepa, Arboletes (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Pedro de Urabá (c. 11 100 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Juan de Urabá (c. 10 800 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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