A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Buga in Colombia on Friday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 22/06/18 / 2018-06-22 20:08:54 / June 22, 2018 @ 8:08 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -76.3338° West, latitude 3.8702° North, depth = 71.17 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 71.17 km (44 miles). The temblor was reported at 15:08:54 / 3:08 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000ez04. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ez04.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Chaparral, San Antonio, Caloto (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 52 km (33 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 5 km (3 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop).
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 one and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 5 km SW of Buga, Colombia.
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