A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Uribia in Colombia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 49.71 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20009lmm. Id of event: us20009lmm. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/06/17 / 2017-06-09 21:17:40 / June 9, 2017 @ 9:17 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.1457 West, latitude 11.7164 North, depth = 49.71 km. The temblor was reported at 16:17:40 / 4:17 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Ríohacha, Albania, Maicao (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Maicao (c. 130 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Ríohacha (c. 92 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Manaure (c. 9 700 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Uribia (c. 7 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Albania (c. 6 400 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 13 km E of Uribia, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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