A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Mutis in Colombia. Exact location, longitude -77.4035° West, latitude 6.1189° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000geyk. Event ids that are associated: us2000geyk. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/07/18 / 2018-07-27 06:01:04 / July 27, 2018 @ 6:01 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 01:01:04 / 1:01 am (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quibdó (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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. 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: 11 km S of Mutis, Colombia.
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