A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 33 kilometers (21 miles) from Riosucio in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.8 km (22 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.1092 West, latitude 7.1383 North, depth = 35.8 km. Event id: us70005t5l. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70005t5l. Global time and date of event 10/10/19 / 2019-10-10 19:08:28 / October 10, 2019 @ 7:08 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 14:08:28 / 2:08 pm (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the event was 75 km (47 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dabeiba, Carepa, Chigorodó (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 seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 33 km S of Riosucio, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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