A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Barranquilla in Colombia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 01:48:09 / March 6, 2019 @ 1:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:48:09 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.57 km, -74.7877° West, 10.976° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.57 km (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jb2l. Unique identifier: us1000jb2l.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahates, Algarrobo, Santa Rosa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 1 km (1 miles) from Barranquilla (c. 1 380 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Marta (c. 431 800 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Soledad (c. 342 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Malambo (c. 101 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ciénaga (c. 88 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sabanalarga (c. 68 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fundación (c. 59 200 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NE of Barranquilla, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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