A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Murindo in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.02 km (39 miles). Global time and date of event 18/12/16 / 2016-12-18 12:50:07 / December 18, 2016 @ 12:50 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us2000829w. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000829w. Exact location of event, longitude -76.7766 West, latitude 7.128 North, depth = 62.02 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 07:50:07 / 7:50 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cañasgordas, Apartadó, Frontino (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 86 km (53 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Frontino (c. 8 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 eleven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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