A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Pueblo Nuevo in Colombia. The temblor was picked up at 00:31:34 / 12:31 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 55.26 km (34 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000cmwp. Unique identifier: us2000cmwp. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.0054 West, latitude 8.2383 North, depth = 55.26 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/01/18 / 2018-01-23 05:31:34 / January 23, 2018 @ 5:31 am.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pinillos, Sahagún, Zaragoza (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 54 km (34 miles) from Montelíbano (c. 85 000 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Sahagún (c. 59 200 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Caucasia (c. 58 000 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Bagre (c. 40 800 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Planeta Rica (c. 37 300 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from San Marcos (c. 36 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Sucre (c. 23 200 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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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: 5 km W of Pueblo Nuevo, Colombia.
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