Magnitude 5 Strikes Colombia

Earthquake location 3.7464S, -78.7119W

A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 139 km NNW of Mosquera, Colombia (86 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 09/04/19 / 2019-04-09 11:39:53 / April 9, 2019 @ 11:39 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 06:39:53 / 6:39 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us2000kcv2. Unique identifier: us2000kcv2. Exact location, longitude -78.7119° West, latitude 3.7464° North, depth = 14.24 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 14.24 km (9 miles) below the earth’s surface.

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 three 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. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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