A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) strikes 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Barranquilla in Colombia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us2000frf9. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000frf9. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:03:37 / 2:03 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -74.6138 West, latitude 11.2856 North, depth = 14.96 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.96 km (9 miles). Global time and date of event 26/06/18 / 2018-06-26 07:03:37 / June 26, 2018 @ 7:03 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Aracataca, El Retén, Sabanalarga (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Barranquilla (c. 1 380 400 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Santa Marta (c. 431 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Soledad (c. 342 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Malambo (c. 101 500 pop), 51 km (31 miles) from Ciénaga (c. 88 300 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Sabanalarga (c. 68 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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