A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Riosucio in Colombia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 35 km (22 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -77.0113 West, latitude 7.1888 North, depth = 35 km. 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: us60006pcg. Id of event: us60006pcg. The temblor was reported at 23:03:41 / 11:03 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/11/19 / 2019-11-27 04:03:41 / November 27, 2019 @ 4:03 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Apartadó, Dabeiba, Carepa (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 30 km SSE of Riosucio, Colombia.
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