A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Los Andes in Colombia. The temblor was picked up at 20:01:26 / 8:01 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/10/19 / 2019-10-26 01:01:26 / October 26, 2019 @ 1:01 am. The epicenter was at a depth of 77.45 km (48 miles). Event id: us60006330. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60006330. Exact location of earthquake, -75.9125° West, 5.716° North, depth 77.45 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 71 km (44 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Dos Quebradas, Guatapé, Santa Rosa de Cabal (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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: 7 km NNW of Los Andes, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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