A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Quibdo in Colombia. Exact location of event, longitude -76.4526 West, latitude 5.9528 North, depth = 45.07 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 45.07 km (28 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/01/16 / 2016-01-10 10:33:51 / January 10, 2016 @ 10:33 am. Id of earthquake: us10004d9z. Event ids that are associated: us10004d9z. The temblor was reported at 05:33:51 / 5:33 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Estrella (c. 49 400 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Urrao (c. 18 800 pop), 72 km (44 miles) from Los Andes (c. 16 400 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ciudad Bolívar (c. 16 200 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Estrella, Istmina, Caldas (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km NE of Quibdo, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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