A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Restrepo in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.6073 West, latitude 4.0988 North, depth = 102.6 km. The temblor was reported at 20:50:36 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 102.6 km (64 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000d4he. Unique identifier: us2000d4he. Global time and date of event 19/02/18 / 2018-02-19 01:50:36 / February 19, 2018 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Tebaida, Puerto Tejada, Génova (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 74 km (46 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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