A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Dagua in Colombia on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008pzu. Unique identifier: us10008pzu. Exact location of event, longitude -76.7448 West, latitude 3.7244 North, depth = 75.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.44 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 02:52:41 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:52:41 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suárez, Caloto, Bugalagrande. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NW of Dagua, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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