A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from San Carlos de Guaroa in Colombia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 09:49:55 / 9:49 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us10004qmg. Event ids that are associated: us10004qmg. Exact location, longitude -72.9025° West, latitude 3.6832° North, depth = 15.65 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 15.65 km (10 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 17/02/16 / 2016-02-17 14:49:55 / February 17, 2016 @ 2:49 pm.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Lleras, Cumaral, Granada (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 91 km (56 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 47 km (29 miles) from Puerto López (c. 16 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Cumaral (c. 11 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Puerto Lleras (c. 5 100 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Puerto Yuca (c. 5 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km E of San Carlos de Guaroa, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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