A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from El Carmen in Colombia on Monday. Id of earthquake: us20009pb3. Event ids that are associated: us20009pb3. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.4929 West, latitude 8.4913 North, depth = 159.43 km. The temblor was picked up at 11:13:13 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 159.43 km (99 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 16:13:13 / June 19, 2017 @ 4:13 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 32 km (20 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Aguachica (c. 73 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from El Banco (c. 54 500 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Curumaní (c. 22 100 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Morales (c. 20 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Chimichagua (c. 16 700 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chimichagua, Sardinata, Santa Rosa del Sur.
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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 5 km WSW of El Carmen, Colombia.
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