A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Maripi in Colombia on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 126.01 km (78 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event id: us10007cl9. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007cl9. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 14:32:39 / 2:32 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/11/16 / 2016-11-26 19:32:39 / November 26, 2016 @ 7:32 pm. Exact location, longitude -73.9937° West, latitude 5.5311° North, depth = 126.01 km.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Calera, Honda, Facatativá (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 69 km (43 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Facatativá (c. 94 600 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Zipaquirá (c. 91 200 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from La Dorada (c. 82 000 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Chía (c. 64 600 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Chiquinquirá (c. 45 300 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home 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: 2 km SE of Maripi, Colombia.
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