A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Argelia in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 92.49 km, -77.3265° West, 2.4112° North. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 92.49 km (57 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 10/05/20 / 2020-05-10 23:10:00 / May 10, 2020 @ 11:10 pm. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009du7. Unique identifier: us70009du7. The temblor was reported at 18:10:00 / 6:10 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Suárez, La Unión, San Pablo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Popayán (c. 258 700 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Morales (c. 29 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from El Charco (c. 28 700 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Patía (c. 20 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from La Unión (c. 15 100 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Guapi (c. 13 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from El Bordo (c. 12 100 pop).
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 have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 19 km NNW of Argelia, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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