A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Morales in Colombia. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/05/20 / 2020-05-24 12:22:03 / May 24, 2020 @ 12:22 pm. The temblor was detected at 07:22:03 / 7:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -76.5661° West, 2.748° North, depth 10 km. Unique identifier: us70009pgm. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009pgm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yumbo, Patía, Palmira (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 77 km (48 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Popayán (c. 258 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Jamundí (c. 44 800 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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: 5 km E of Morales, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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