A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Becerril in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000al90. Id of event: us2000al90. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:37:03 / 10:37 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.0946 West, latitude 9.5711 North, depth = 124.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 124.17 km (77 miles). Global time and date of event 13/09/17 / 2017-09-13 03:07:03 / September 13, 2017 @ 3:07 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Astrea, Manaure Balcón del Cesar, La Paz (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 81 km (50 miles) from Machiques (c. 63 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Agustín Codazzi (c. 51 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Curumaní (c. 22 100 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from La Jagua de Ibirico (c. 18 600 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Chimichagua (c. 16 700 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Chiriguaná (c. 15 200 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from La Paz (c. 13 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 25 km SE of Becerril, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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