A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Jose de Miranda in Colombia. Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 01:50:07 / March 22, 2017 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:07 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.7534 West, latitude 6.597 North, depth = 170.84 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 170.84 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008vlw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vlw.
Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duitama, Pamplona, Toledo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km SSW of San Jose de Miranda, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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