A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 66 kilometers (41 miles) from Orocué in Colombia on Sunday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.85 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us6000c5jq. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c5jq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:32:03 / 9:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 04/10/20 / 2020-10-04 21:32:03 / October 4, 2020 @ 9:32 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location, longitude -71.3897° West, latitude 4.1933° North, depth = 14.85 km.
Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Puerto Gaitán (c. 5 900 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Puerto Gaitán (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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