A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from La Tebaida in Colombia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 07:57:33 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3m3. Id of event: us7000d3m3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.62 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 07:57:33 / January 27, 2021 @ 7:57 am. Exact location of event, depth 161.62 km, -75.8607° West, 4.4125° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anserma, Rioblanco, Restrepo. Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km WSW of La Tebaida, Colombia.
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