A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.3 (ml/mb) strikes 136 km NW of Mosquera, Colombia (85 miles) on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 24/03/17 / 2017-03-24 09:00:56 / March 24, 2017 @ 9:00 am. The temblor was reported at 04:00:56 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.3802 West, latitude 3.313 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us20008u8i. Event ids that are associated: us20008u8i.
Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 136 km NW of Mosquera, Colombia.
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