A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Betania in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 63.73 km (40 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us2000ji5i. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000ji5i. Exact location of event, depth 63.73 km, -76.1276° West, 5.6966° North. Global time and date of event 14/02/19 / 2019-02-14 21:09:47 / February 14, 2019 @ 9:09 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 16:09:47 / 4:09 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Bello, Marsella, Palestina (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from La Estrella (c. 49 400 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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