A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 72 kilometers (45 miles) from Orocué in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -71.3965 West, latitude 4.1406 North, depth = 15.29 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 15.29 km (10 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/09/20 / 2020-09-29 22:05:38 / September 29, 2020 @ 10:05 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:05:38 / 10:05 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c2xu. Unique identifier: us6000c2xu. 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 Puerto Gaitán (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 78 km (49 miles) from Puerto Gaitán (c. 5 900 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 72 km S of Orocué, Colombia.
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