A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Ituango in Colombia. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 20:44:40 / November 23, 2017 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:44:40 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.64 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000btmv. Event ids that are associated: us2000btmv. Exact location of earthquake, -76.0517° West, 7.5193° North, depth 31.64 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yarumal, San Pedro de Urabá, Montelíbano (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Montelíbano (c. 85 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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. 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: 49 km NW of Ituango, Colombia.
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