A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Caceres in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/11/17 / 2017-11-29 20:08:51 / November 29, 2017 @ 8:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:08:51 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.301 West, latitude 7.5127 North, depth = 77.05 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 77.05 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us2000c1jb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000c1jb.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pueblo Nuevo, Nechí, Segovia. The epicenter was 54 km (33 miles) from Montelíbano (c. 85 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Caucasia (c. 58 000 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from El Bagre (c. 40 800 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Segovia (c. 39 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from San Carlos (c. 22 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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