A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 159 km WSW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia (99 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.41 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 33.41 km, -78.772° West, 3.9759° North. Id of earthquake: us10006ffm. Event ids that are associated: us10006ffm. Global time and date of event 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 16:13:44 / August 20, 2016 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:44 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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