A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 104 km WNW of Tumaco, Colombia (65 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -79.691° West, 2.1522° North. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 17/01/20 / 2020-01-17 04:32:04 / January 17, 2020 @ 4:32 am. The temblor was detected at 23:32:04 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us700071h9. Ids that are associated to the event: us700071h9. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
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 two 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.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 104 km WNW of Tumaco, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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