A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Colombia in Colombia. The temblor was detected at 21:05:58 / 9:05 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.4671 West, latitude 3.3803 North, depth = 35 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us1000735x. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000735x. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 31/10/16 / 2016-10-31 02:05:58 / October 31, 2016 @ 2:05 am.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ortega, Acacías, Neiva (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 104 km (64 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Guamo (c. 14 900 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 37 km E of Colombia, Colombia.
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