A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Acevedo in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/05/18 / 2018-05-01 01:58:31 / May 1, 2018 @ 1:58 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 37.84 km (24 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:58:31 / 8:58 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000dv4s. Id of event: us1000dv4s. Exact location, longitude -75.8052° West, latitude 1.8744° North, depth = 37.84 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 36 km (23 miles) from Florencia (c. 130 300 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Pitalito (c. 53 700 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Belalcazar (c. 31 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Garzón (c. 29 500 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from La Plata (c. 19 300 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from El Doncello (c. 13 100 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Algeciras, Belalcazar, Puerto Rico (min 5000 pop). Close 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km NE of Acevedo, Colombia.
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