A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Exact location of event, longitude -73.032 West, latitude 6.7887 North, depth = 165.02 km. Global time and date of event 11/02/16 / 2016-02-11 07:14:36 / February 11, 2016 @ 7:14 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 02:14:36 / 2:14 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us20004zge. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us20004zge. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 165.02 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Barrancabermeja, Belén.
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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