A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Event id: us200040ls. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us200040ls. The epicenter was at a depth of 147.09 km (91 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:40:25 / 5:40 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/10/15 / 2015-10-29 22:40:25 / October 29, 2015 @ 10:40 pm. Exact location, longitude -73.1006° West, latitude 6.8306° North, depth = 147.09 km.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Yondó, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 33 km (20 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 17 km NNW of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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