A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) was reported 75 kilometers (47 miles) from Riohacha in Colombia on Sunday. A tsunami warning has been issued near Riohacha in Colombia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -73.0687° West, 12.2116° North, depth 24.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/02/17 / 2017-02-12 09:32:28 / February 12, 2017 @ 9:32 am. The temblor was reported at 04:32:28 / 4:32 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 24.59 km (15 miles). Id of earthquake: us20008jbe. Event ids that are associated: us20008jbe.
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Ríohacha (c. 92 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Manaure (c. 9 700 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Uribia (c. 7 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Uribia, Manaure, Ríohacha (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 75 km NNW of Riohacha, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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