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Light 4.2 quake hits near Riosucio, Colombia

Tue, 24 Nov 2020, 19:25
19:25 PM | BY: EARTHQUAKEMONITOR
4.2 quake 24 Nov 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
4.2 quake 24 Nov 2:05 pm (GMT -5)
A magnitude 4.2 earthquake near Jurado was reported only 9 minutes ago by the European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre (EMSC), considered one of the key international agencies that monitor seismic activity worldwide. The earthquake occurred at a shallow depth of 10 km beneath the epicenter early afternoon on Tuesday 24 November 2020 at 2.05 pm local time. The exact magnitude, epicenter, and depth of the quake might be revised within the next few hours or minutes as seismologists review data and refine their calculations, or as other agencies issue their report.
Based on the preliminary seismic data, the quake was probably felt by many people in the area of the epicenter. It should not have caused significant damage, other than objects falling from shelves, broken windows, etc. Weak shaking might have been felt in Jurado (pop. 2,400) located 15 km from the epicenter.
Towns or cities near the epicenter where the quake might have been felt as very weak shaking include Riosucio (pop. 7,200) located 89 km from the epicenter, and Bahía Solano (pop. 3,100) 92 km away.
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Earthquake data:
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Date & time: Tue, 24 Nov 19:05 UTC
Magnitude: 4.2
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.97°N / 77.77°W
Primary data source: EMSC

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