A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Ricaurte in Colombia on Tuesday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -78.1327 West, latitude 1.1993 North, depth = 62.75 km. The temblor was detected at 15:34:06 / 3:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 15:34:06 / August 11, 2020 @ 3:34 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.75 km (39 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bg1k. Unique identifier: us6000bg1k.
The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas (c. 20 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from San Gabriel (c. 15 100 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Samaniego (c. 13 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Pimampiro, El Tambo, San Lorenzo de Esmeraldas.
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 five 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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