A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 108 km SSE of Orocue, Colombia (67 miles). The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:57:59 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/08/16 / 2016-08-24 01:57:59 / August 24, 2016 @ 1:57 am. 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 13.49 km (8 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -71.1255° West, 3.833° North, depth 13.49 km. Event id: us20006v9m. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20006v9m.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 108 km SSE of Orocue, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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