A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mutata in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pht. Id of event: us10006pht. Exact location of event, longitude -76.2107 West, latitude 7.4114 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 15:59:34 / September 14, 2016 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:59:34 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yarumal, Riosucio, San Pedro de Urabá. The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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