A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was reported 16 km WNW of Mutis, Colombia (10 miles) on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 21/03/17 / 2017-03-21 08:31:20 / March 21, 2017 @ 8:31 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 1.98 km (1 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us20008thb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20008thb. Exact location of earthquake, -77.5365° West, 6.2969° North, depth 1.98 km. The temblor was detected at 03:31:20 / 3:31 am (local time epicenter).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world.
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