A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Plato in Colombia. Event id: us2000atgp. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000atgp. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 23/09/17 / 2017-09-23 05:17:45 / September 23, 2017 @ 5:17 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 52.5 km (33 miles). The temblor was detected at 00:17:45 / 12:17 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.7175 West, latitude 9.7486 North, depth = 52.5 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ariguaní, Sampués, Pinillos (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 89 km (56 miles) from Sincelejo (c. 261 200 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Magangué (c. 100 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Arjona (c. 50 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Plato (c. 48 600 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from El Carmen de Bolívar (c. 48 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Corozal (c. 39 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pivijay (c. 33 500 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 8 km ESE of Plato, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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