A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 40 kilometers (25 miles) from Mountain in Colombia on Wednesday. Id of earthquake: us1000i2sg. Event ids that are associated: us1000i2sg. Exact time and date of earthquake 05/12/18 / 2018-12-05 14:11:15 / December 5, 2018 @ 2:11 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 09:11:15 / 9:11 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -81.3165° West, latitude 13.0058° North, depth = 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from San Andrés (c. 58 300 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eighteen and in the last 365 days twenty-four 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 40 km S of Mountain, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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