A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ciudad Bolivar in Colombia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.1284 West, latitude 5.8807 North, depth = 66.24 km. 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: us10007u36. Id of event: us10007u36. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/17 / 2017-01-19 12:01:04 / January 19, 2017 @ 12:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.24 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:04 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rionegro (c. 62 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santuario, Frontino, Aranzazu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 11 km WNW of Ciudad Bolivar, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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