A moderate earthquake magnitude 5 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 29 kilometers (18 miles) from Nuqui in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us70009kin. Unique identifier: us70009kin. Exact location of earthquake, -77.4613° West, 5.8942° North, depth 10 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/05/20 / 2020-05-19 07:19:00 / May 19, 2020 @ 7:19 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 02:19:00 / 2:19 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 91 km (57 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Quibdó (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 29 km NW of Nuqui, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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