A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 36 kilometers (22 miles) from La Belleza in Colombia on Saturday. Event id: us20003lzl. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20003lzl. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 19/09/15 / 2015-09-19 20:45:44 / September 19, 2015 @ 8:45 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 9.73 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -74.2455° West, latitude 6.0351° North, depth = 9.73 km. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:45:44 / 3:45 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Roque, Ubaté, La Mesa (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 80 km (50 miles) from La Dorada (c. 82 000 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Chiquinquirá (c. 45 300 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Puerto Berrío (c. 34 000 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Puerto Boyacá (c. 27 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from La Mesa (c. 26 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ubaté (c. 20 500 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Barbosa (c. 20 400 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 36 km WNW of La Belleza, Colombia.
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