A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia. The epicenter was at a depth of 49.49 km (31 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -73.9723° West, 3.5698° North, depth 49.49 km. The 5.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 14:26:30 / 2:26 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000969j. Unique identifier: us1000969j. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 02/07/17 / 2017-07-02 19:26:30 / July 2, 2017 @ 7:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Sibaté (c. 23 200 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sibaté, Carmen de Apicalá, Silvania.
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 has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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