A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from El Dovio in Colombia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:45:51 / 8:45 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 130.24 km (81 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 130.24 km, -76.2615° West, 4.4669° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/11/17 / 2017-11-26 13:45:51 / November 26, 2017 @ 1:45 pm UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000buhq. Unique identifier: us2000buhq. 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). The epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chinchiná, Belén de Umbría, Cajamarca (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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: 5 km SSW of El Dovio, Colombia.
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