A light earthquake magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Jurado in Colombia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60003rpc. Id of event: us60003rpc. The 4.9-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:12:45 / 11:12 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 24/05/19 / 2019-05-24 16:12:45 / May 24, 2019 @ 4:12 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, -77.5029° West, 7.0056° North, depth 10 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 65 km (40 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Riosucio (min 5000 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 six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 30 km ESE of Jurado, Colombia.
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