A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Bellavista in Colombia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/01/17 / 2017-01-28 15:49:35 / January 28, 2017 @ 3:49 pm. The temblor was picked up at 10:49:35 / 10:49 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vy1. Unique identifier: us10007vy1. Exact location of earthquake, -76.9961° West, 6.6344° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 90 km (56 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Frontino (c. 8 600 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Frontino, Riosucio, Dabeiba.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km NNW of Bellavista, Colombia.
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