A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was detected on Friday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Jurado in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.9-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:40:46 / 12:40 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 23/11/18 / 2018-11-23 17:40:46 / November 23, 2018 @ 5:40 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000hvw2. Unique identifier: us1000hvw2. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.9489 West, latitude 7.0422 North, depth = 10 km.
The epicenter was 102 km (64 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Riosucio (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 21 km WSW of Jurado, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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