A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 95 kilometers (59 miles) from Pizarro in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10004g9b. Id of event: us10004g9b. Exact time and date of earthquake 22/01/16 / 2016-01-22 02:41:15 / January 22, 2016 @ 2:41 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -78.2164° West, 4.848° North, depth 31.86 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.86 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was reported at 21:41:15 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pizarro (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Pizarro (c. 6 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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