A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from La Cumbre in Colombia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/11/17 / 2017-11-15 02:12:18 / November 15, 2017 @ 2:12 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -76.1316° West, 3.7346° North, depth 164.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 164.5 km (102 miles). Event id: us2000bnnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bnnm. The temblor was reported at 21:12:18 / 9:12 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 55 km (34 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santander de Quilichao, La Unión, La Tebaida.
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km W of La Cumbre, Colombia.
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