A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 37 kilometers (23 miles) from Buenaventura in Colombia on Monday. The epicenter was at a depth of 80.87 km (50 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us6000d3tl. Unique identifier: us6000d3tl. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:47:36 / 9:47 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 80.87 km, -77.3068° West, 3.4329° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 28/12/20 / 2020-12-28 21:47:36 / December 28, 2020 @ 9:47 pm UTC/GMT. 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 Yumbo, Jamundí, Cali (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 87 km (54 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Jamundí (c. 44 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 24 800 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Dagua (c. 12 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Suárez (c. 10 000 pop).
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. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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