A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 94 kilometers (58 miles) from Francisco Pizarro in Colombia on Friday. The temblor was reported at 13:57:21 / 1:57 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/12/18 / 2018-12-21 18:57:21 / December 21, 2018 @ 6:57 pm. Event id: us2000iw19. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000iw19. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -79.5562 West, latitude 2.2787 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 98 km (61 miles) from Tumaco (c. 86 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Francisco Pizarro (c. 6 100 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Tumaco, Francisco Pizarro.
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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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