A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. Global time and date of event 10/02/16 / 2016-02-10 23:41:43 / February 10, 2016 @ 11:41 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us20004zeh. Event ids that are associated: us20004zeh. The temblor was detected at 18:41:43 / 6:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.8 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0955 West, latitude 6.8762 North, depth = 154.8 km.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Barrancabermeja, Toledo. Epicenter of the earthquake was 28 km (17 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 23 km (14 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).
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-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 13 km SSW of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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