A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Murindo in Colombia. Unique identifier: us1000ht4m. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000ht4m. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/11/18 / 2018-11-17 08:56:42 / November 17, 2018 @ 8:56 am. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 03:56:42 / 3:56 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 29.25 km (18 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -76.721 West, latitude 7.2163 North, depth = 29.25 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cañasgordas, Frontino, Apartadó (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Frontino (c. 8 600 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Cañasgordas (c. 6 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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