A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from El Carmen in Colombia. The epicenter was at a depth of 122.99 km (76 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.4646 West, latitude 6.5927 North, depth = 122.99 km. Exact time and date of earthquake 26/04/16 / 2016-04-26 01:50:15 / April 26, 2016 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 20:50:15 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us10005bk0. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10005bk0.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 70 km (44 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duitama, Puerto Wilches, Santa Rosa de Viterbo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
Did you feel the quake?
What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 12 km SSE of El Carmen, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
Copyright © 2016 earthquakenewstoday.com All rights reserved.