A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 152.45 km, -73.055° West, 6.8352° North. Global time and date of event 04/01/16 / 2016-01-04 21:05:55 / January 4, 2016 @ 9:05 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.45 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10004bcw. Event ids that are associated: us10004bcw. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:05:55 / 4:05 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrancabermeja, Toledo, Sabana de Torres (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (21 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km S of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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