A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Arboletes in Colombia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 50.43 km (31 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.8548 West, latitude 9.3538 North, depth = 50.43 km. Event id: us2000a846. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000a846. The temblor was picked up at 12:09:16 / 12:09 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/08/17 / 2017-08-14 17:09:16 / August 14, 2017 @ 5:09 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Juan de Urabá, Arboletes (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from San Juan de Urabá (c. 10 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Arboletes (c. 8 400 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 72 km NW of Arboletes, Colombia.
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