A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was reported 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Molagavita in Colombia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 169.5 km (105 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 29/11/16 / 2016-11-29 13:19:36 / November 29, 2016 @ 1:19 pm 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 08:19:36 / 8:19 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.8662 West, latitude 6.6168 North, depth = 169.5 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10007gkw. Unique identifier: us10007gkw.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duitama, Toledo, Pamplona (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 60 km (38 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SW of Molagavita, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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