A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Murillo in Colombia. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:57:05 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -75.1508° West, 4.764° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000a2mj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a2mj. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 05:57:05 / July 30, 2017 @ 5:57 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.
The epicenter was 61 km (38 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santuario, Apía, Riosucio.
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 two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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