A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 127 km NW of Mosquera, Colombia (79 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:15:02 / 5:15 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -79.3272° West, 3.2542° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 30/03/16 / 2016-03-30 22:15:02 / March 30, 2016 @ 10:15 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20005fm3. Id of event: us20005fm3. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
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 two 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 127 km NW of Mosquera, Colombia.
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