A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Tumaco in Colombia on Friday. Id of earthquake: us2000bi8p. Event ids that are associated: us2000bi8p. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 41.05 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 01:22:34 / November 4, 2017 @ 1:22 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:22:34 / 8:22 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.0384 West, latitude 1.9399 North, depth = 41.05 km.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Valdez, San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas, Francisco Pizarro. Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Event epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Tumaco (c. 86 700 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (c. 20 200 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Valdez (c. 11 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Francisco Pizarro (c. 6 100 pop).
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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred 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: 29 km WNW of Tumaco, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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