A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Tuesday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/02/17 / 2017-02-01 00:18:25 / February 1, 2017 @ 12:18 am. Exact location of event, depth 154.29 km, -72.9513° West, 6.7983° North. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007wjr. Id of event: us10007wjr. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 154.29 km (96 miles). The temblor was reported at 19:18:25 / 7:18 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Belén, Sabana de Torres. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (25 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 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 fourty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km W of San Andres, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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