A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pizarro in Colombia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007f3m. Id of event: us10007f3m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.93 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:51:02 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/16 / 2016-12-06 04:51:02 / December 6, 2016 @ 4:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 40.93 km, -77.2423° West, 4.7071° North.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadó, Buenaventura, Istmina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Istmina (c. 13 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tadó (c. 10 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Condoto (c. 9 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pizarro (c. 6 200 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 30 km SSE of Pizarro, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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