A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 101 km NNE of Santa Marta, Colombia (63 miles). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 31/05/17 / 2017-05-31 21:14:42 / May 31, 2017 @ 9:14 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.8436 West, latitude 12.0937 North, depth = 10 km. Unique identifier: us10008wyh. Ids that are associated to the event: us10008wyh. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 16:14:42 / 4:14 pm (local time epicenter).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 101 km NNE of Santa Marta, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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