A minor earthquake magnitude 3.7 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Belen de Umbria in Colombia on Tuesday. The temblor was reported at 18:25:31 / 6:25 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000drr4. Id of event: us1000drr4. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/04/18 / 2018-04-24 23:25:31 / April 24, 2018 @ 11:25 pm. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -75.8231 West, latitude 5.2269 North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Chinchiná (c. 68 500 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was La Tebaida, Marquetalia, Salgar (min 5000 pop).
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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 5 km ENE of Belen de Umbria, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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