A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 42 kilometers (26 miles) from Colombia in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10004x75. Unique identifier: us10004x75. Exact location of event, longitude -74.4542 West, latitude 3.5334 North, depth = 50.6 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 13/03/16 / 2016-03-13 13:17:48 / March 13, 2016 @ 1:17 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.6 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 08:17:48 / 8:17 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 94 km (58 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Flandes (c. 20 900 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ortega, Girardot City, Aipe.
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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