Strong 6.2 Strikes Colombia


A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) strikes 32 kilometers (20 miles) from Mountain in Colombia on Saturday. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 03:40:51 / November 25, 2018 @ 3:40 am. Event id: us1000hwaj. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: at00piqcvz, us1000hwaj, pt18329000. The 6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:40:51 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -81.1606° West, 13.159° North. A tsunami warning has been issued near Mountain in Colombia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés. Event epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from San Andrés (c. 58 300 pop).

Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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