A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Pablo in Colombia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:05 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 05:05:05 / December 28, 2016 @ 5:05 am. Id of earthquake: us10007n50. Event ids that are associated: us10007n50. Exact location of event, depth 141.51 km, -76.9097° West, 1.7261° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.51 km (88 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Popayán (c. 258 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pitalito (c. 53 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mocoa (c. 22 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Patía (c. 20 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from La Unión (c. 15 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Samaniego (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaitarilla, Pitalito, Samaniego (min 5000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km ENE of San Pablo, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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