A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Monday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.28 km (94 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us100042a9. Id of event: us100042a9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.1505° West, latitude 6.9344° North, depth = 151.28 km. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:51:50 / 4:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 30/11/15 / 2015-11-30 21:51:50 / November 30, 2015 @ 9:51 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 22 km (13 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Toledo, Soatá, Yondó (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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