A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Santa Maria in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, -75.7601° West, 2.8562° North, depth 47.23 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 06/01/16 / 2016-01-06 01:28:22 / January 6, 2016 @ 1:28 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us10004bnl. Event ids that are associated: us10004bnl. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.23 km (29 miles). The temblor was detected at 20:28:22 / 8:28 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 54 km (33 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pradera (c. 44 600 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Santander de Quilichao (c. 40 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Belalcazar (c. 31 800 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Morales (c. 29 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Morales, Candelaria, Puerto Tejada.
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km SW of Santa Maria, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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