A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Guican in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a62q. Id of event: us2000a62q. The temblor was picked up at 15:43:41 / 3:43 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 08/08/17 / 2017-08-08 20:43:41 / August 8, 2017 @ 8:43 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 46.38 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 46.38 km, -72.0876° West, 6.5232° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Tame (c. 29 100 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Soatá (c. 10 900 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Arauquita (c. 10 000 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Toledo (c. 5 900 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Toledo, Arauquita, Málaga (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 36 km E of Guican, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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