A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 24 kilometers (15 miles) from Albania in Colombia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 03:16:35 / July 22, 2020 @ 3:16 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.3972 West, latitude 11.046 North, depth = 89.3 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 89.3 km (55 miles). Unique identifier: us7000assn. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000assn. The temblor was reported at 03:16:35 / 3:16 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Manaure Balcón del Cesar, Maracaibo, Urumita. Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 95 km (59 miles) from Maracaibo (c. 2 225 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Maicao (c. 130 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Ríohacha (c. 92 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from La Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 52 km (33 miles) from Fonseca (c. 23 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop).
There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 was reported nearby.
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