A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Santa Maria in Colombia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.87 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9um. Unique identifier: us2000j9um. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.87 km, -75.7152° West, 3.0558° North. Global time and date of event 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 21:07:11 / January 28, 2019 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:07:11 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suárez, Morales, Guacarí. The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Jamundí (c. 44 800 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km NNW of Santa Maria, Colombia.
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