sábado, 29 de abril de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.2M,depth:77.61km) in Colombia at 4/29/2017 10:06:34 AM

Green Earthquake in Colombia


Population Density near epicenter (people/km2). Image area: 6x4 decimal degrees (approx. 650x450km2).


This earthquake is expected to have a low humanitarian impact based on the magnitude and the affected population and their vulnerability.

  • Earthquake Magnitude 5.2M, Depth:77.61km
  • 29 Apr 2017 10:06:34 UTC
  • 4935169 people within 100km

Whether international humanitarian aid is needed must be decided by an expert.

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.2 M
  • Depth: 77.61 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 3.7945, -75.9226
  • Time (UTC): 29 Apr 2017 10:06:34
  • Time (ECT): 29 Apr 2017 12:06:34

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inColombia, Department of Tolima (population 1,223,174). The nearest places are El Rosario (4km), Hacienda Cristalina (9km), Ríoloro (9km), Balcones (10km), El Diamante (11km), and 165 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are La Primavera (33km), Farfan (runway 5900ft, 47km), Gen Navas Pardo (runway 3900ft, 51km), Alfonso Bonilla Aragon International (runway 9800ft, 58km), Planadas (60km), and 5 more. There are no known ports nearby.

The maximum altitude nearby is NaNm.

The population near the earthquake is shown in the table below.

Radius Population Density (people/km2)
75 km 2.6 million people 147
50 km 630000 people 80
20 km 6500 people 5
10 km 1700 people 5



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