A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Murindo in Colombia. Exact location of event, depth 21.02 km, -76.6356° West, 7.0137° North. Unique identifier: us20005gx4. Ids that are associated to the event: us20005gx4. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/04/16 / 2016-04-11 09:29:29 / April 11, 2016 @ 9:29 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 21.02 km (13 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:29:29 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Antioquia, Ituango, Apartadó (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 97 km (60 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Urrao (c. 18 800 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Antioquia (c. 11 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Ituango (c. 10 800 pop).
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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km ENE of Murindo, Colombia.
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