A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Chipaque in Colombia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 33.49 km (21 miles). Event id: us10007ula. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007ula. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/17 / 2017-01-21 06:34:05 / January 21, 2017 @ 6:34 am. The temblor was reported at 01:34:05 / 1:34 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.1215° West, latitude 4.4883° North, depth = 33.49 km.
Epicenter of the event was 14 km (9 miles) from Bogotá (c. 7 674 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Soacha (c. 313 900 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Facatativá (c. 94 600 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Zipaquirá (c. 91 200 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Mesa, Chocontá, Guaduas (min 5000 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 have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km WNW of Chipaque, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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