A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Urrao in Colombia. Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 22:57:40 / March 1, 2021 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:57:40 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -76.1506° West, 6.2112° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000deqh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deqh.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Rionegro (c. 62 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mistrató, Anserma, Aguadas.
There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year. 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 has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city 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: 11 km S of Urrao, Colombia.
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