A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0015 West, latitude 6.7894 North, depth = 153.52 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/01/17 / 2017-01-10 13:32:16 / January 10, 2017 @ 1:32 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 153.52 km (95 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us10007vk7. Unique identifier: us10007vk7. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 08:32:16 / 8:32 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 40 km (25 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 10 km NNE of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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