A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Monday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 17/04/17 / 2017-04-17 07:49:22 / April 17, 2017 @ 7:49 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008ibd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008ibd. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.73 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:49:22 / 2:49 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9994° West, 6.7451° North, depth 151.73 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Toledo, Belén. Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km NNE of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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