domingo, 2 de julio de 2017

Green earthquake alert (5.1M,depth:49.49km) in Colombia at 7/2/2017 7:26:30 PM

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 5.1M, Depth:49.49km
  • 02 Jul 2017 19:26:30 UTC
  • 1031074 people within 100km

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

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Earthquake Event


  • Magnitude: 5.1 M
  • Depth: 49.49 km (deep)
  • Source: NEIC NEIC
  • Location (latitude/longitude): 3.5698, -73.9723
  • Time (UTC): 02 Jul 2017 19:26:30
  • Time (ECT): 02 Jul 2017 21:26:30

Earthquake Impact Details

The earthquake happened inColombia, Department of Meta (population 588,689). The nearest places are Lejanías (7km), Brisas de Yamanes (7km), El Triunfo (9km), El Vergel (10km), La Cumbre (14km), and 111 more.

The following vulnerable infrastructure is nearby and may be affected.

For logistics, the following access points are nearby. The nearest airports are Lamacarena (31km), Uribe (61km), Gomez Nino Air Base (runway 8200ft, 72km), Vanguardia (runway 5500ft, 77km), and Yaguarito (78km). 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 560000 people 31
50 km 130000 people 17
20 km 15000 people 12
10 km 5500 people 17



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