A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Trujillo in Colombia on Sunday. Unique identifier: us1000dc4l. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dc4l. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:16:58 / 10:16 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.3521 West, latitude 4.2525 North, depth = 98.16 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 98.16 km (61 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/04/18 / 2018-04-01 15:16:58 / April 1, 2018 @ 3:16 pm UTC/GMT.
The epicenter was 93 km (58 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pradera, Cali, Filandia. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 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 nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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.
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