A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Colombia in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/02/17 / 2017-02-06 13:02:45 / February 6, 2017 @ 1:02 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 37.33 km (23 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us20008hx7. Unique identifier: us20008hx7. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:02:45 / 8:02 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -74.6649° West, 3.4285° North, depth 37.33 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 88 km (55 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 107 km (67 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 110 km (69 miles) from Campoalegre (c. 22 600 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Flandes (c. 20 900 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Rioblanco, Viotá, Silvania (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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