A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Guapi in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 92.3 km (57 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 92.3 km, -77.7205° West, 2.4226° North. Event id: us20008k90. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008k90. The temblor was picked up at 15:33:08 / 3:33 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 03/02/17 / 2017-02-03 20:33:08 / February 3, 2017 @ 8:33 pm UTC/GMT.
Earthquake epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from El Charco (c. 28 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Patía (c. 20 800 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Guapi (c. 13 900 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from El Bordo (c. 12 100 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Balboa (c. 6 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Timbiquí (c. 6 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Bordo, Patía, Balboa (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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