A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Riosucio in Colombia. Unique identifier: us60006bx4. Ids that are associated to the event: us60006bx4. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.0953 West, latitude 7.6659 North, depth = 35 km. The temblor was reported at 20:14:33 / 8:14 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/11/19 / 2019-11-07 01:14:33 / November 7, 2019 @ 1:14 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Necoclí, Unión Chocó, Turbo (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Panama (c. 3 411 000 pop). Event epicenter was 57 km (35 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 46 km (28 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Unión Chocó (c. 9 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 25 km N of Riosucio, Colombia.
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