A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was reported 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Guican in Colombia on Saturday. Id of earthquake: us70007uqn. Event ids that are associated: us70007uqn. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -72.1154° West, 6.2996° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Global time and date of event 22/02/20 / 2020-02-22 10:14:31 / February 22, 2020 @ 10:14 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 05:14:31 / 5:14 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Tame (c. 29 100 pop), 81 km (51 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Soatá (c. 10 900 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Belén (c. 5 400 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Málaga, Soatá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 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 four and in the last 365 days nineteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 37 km ESE of Guican, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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