A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Agustin Codazzi in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.11 km (52 miles). Global time and date of event 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 07:59:30 / October 26, 2017 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:59:30 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ax2t. Unique identifier: us1000ax2t. Exact location of earthquake, -73.5727° West, 10.1412° North, depth 84.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Cesar, El Retén, El Molino (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Valledupar (c. 308 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fundación (c. 59 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Agustín Codazzi (c. 51 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aracataca (c. 27 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ariguaní (c. 26 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 38 km WNW of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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