A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 24 kilometers (15 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Wednesday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007lni. Id of event: us10007lni. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -81.6458 West, latitude 12.799 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 04:13:00 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/12/16 / 2016-12-21 09:13:00 / December 21, 2016 @ 9:13 am UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Andrés (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from San Andrés (c. 58 300 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 24 km NNE of San Andres, Colombia.
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