A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Andres in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006p84. Unique identifier: us10006p84. Global time and date of event 13/09/16 / 2016-09-13 08:12:14 / September 13, 2016 @ 8:12 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.04 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9375° West, 6.7882° North, depth 156.04 km. The temblor was reported at 03:12:14 / 3:12 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 43 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby 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. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 10 km WSW of San Andres, Colombia.
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