A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mutata in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.1638 West, latitude 7.3131 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006pgh. Unique identifier: us10006pgh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 12:02:51 / September 14, 2016 @ 12:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:02:51 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tierralta, Antioquia, Yarumal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Antioquia (c. 11 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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