A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Argelia in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000bpce. Unique identifier: us2000bpce. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 101.68 km (63 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:56:07 / 7:56 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/11/17 / 2017-11-16 00:56:07 / November 16, 2017 @ 12:56 am. Exact location of earthquake, -76.1397° West, 4.8073° North, depth 101.68 km.
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 49 km (31 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Chinchiná (c. 68 500 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jardín, San Pedro, Supía.
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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km NNW of Argelia, Colombia.
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