A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Restrepo in Colombia. Exact location, longitude -76.6891° West, latitude 3.9858° North, depth = 99 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 99 km (62 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007v8x. Unique identifier: us10007v8x. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 14:35:38 / 2:35 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/01/17 / 2017-01-24 19:35:38 / January 24, 2017 @ 7:35 pm.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 64 km (40 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Victoria, Sevilla, Florida.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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 four 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km NW of Restrepo, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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