A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Tangua in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000ep1l. Id of event: us1000ep1l. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 04:35:26 / 4:35 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, -77.2585° West, 1.0317° North, depth 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/06/18 / 2018-06-12 09:35:26 / June 12, 2018 @ 9:35 am.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 20 km (13 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Puerto Asís (c. 29 800 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Mocoa (c. 22 000 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from San Gabriel (c. 15 100 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Asís, San Miguel, San Gabriel.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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