A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Novita in Colombia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 20:02:35 / June 19, 2017 @ 8:02 pm. Unique identifier: us20009nm7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nm7. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6523 West, latitude 4.9936 North, depth = 104 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:02:35 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter).
Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from La Virginia (c. 33 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zarzal (c. 28 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Roldanillo (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from La Unión (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belalcázar, Zarzal, Mistrató.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. 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.
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