A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Unguía in Colombia on Thursday. The temblor was picked up at 03:23:38 / 3:23 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000bh09. Event ids that are associated: us7000bh09. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/09/20 / 2020-09-03 03:23:38 / September 3, 2020 @ 3:23 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, longitude -76.9309 West, latitude 8.2036 North, depth = 42.39 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 42.39 km (26 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tierralta, Arboletes, Riosucio (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 49 km (30 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Pedro de Urabá (c. 11 100 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 struck near.
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