A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Colombia in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, -74.6077° West, 3.3921° North, depth 47.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:39:34 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 05:39:34 / July 19, 2018 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.72 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g8gz. Id of event: us2000g8gz.
Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Flandes (c. 20 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Chaparral (c. 20 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chaparral, Girardot City, Flandes. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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: 21 km E of Colombia, Colombia.
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