A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from Sipí in Colombia on Monday. Unique identifier: us7000cfn8. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cfn8. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 16/11/20 / 2020-11-16 13:59:20 / November 16, 2020 @ 1:59 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 13:59:20 / 1:59 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -76.4865° West, latitude 4.7095° North, depth = 62.89 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 62.89 km (39 miles).
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Pizarro, Restrepo, Santa Rosa de Cabal (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 88 km (55 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Calarcá (c. 62 200 pop).
Every 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 one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 18 km ENE of Sipí, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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