A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 36 kilometers (22 miles) from Albania in Colombia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, -72.291° West, 11.013° North, depth 83.34 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 83.34 km (52 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/05/19 / 2019-05-14 08:00:08 / May 14, 2019 @ 8:00 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us70003kuu. Unique identifier: us70003kuu. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 03:30:08 / 3:30 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 83 km (51 miles) from Maracaibo (c. 2 225 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Maicao (c. 130 300 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Ríohacha (c. 92 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from La Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Fonseca (c. 23 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Urumita, Ríohacha, Villanueva (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 have been detected nearby.
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