A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mutata in Colombia on Friday. Global time and date of event 03/03/17 / 2017-03-03 22:59:02 / March 3, 2017 @ 10:59 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:59:02 / 5:59 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us10008889. Event ids that are associated: us10008889. Exact location, longitude -76.4203° West, latitude 7.5222° North, depth = 10 km.
Earthquake epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Moñitos, Frontino, Valencia. Nearby 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 30 km N of Mutata, Colombia.
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