A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Gramalote in Colombia. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:34:20 / 9:34 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/04/17 / 2017-04-28 02:34:20 / April 28, 2017 @ 2:34 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 47.33 km (29 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -72.8018 West, latitude 7.8941 North, depth = 47.33 km. Id of earthquake: us10008p7w. Event ids that are associated: us10008p7w.
Epicenter of the event was 32 km (20 miles) from Cúcuta (c. 721 400 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 246 600 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Los Patios (c. 58 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Bucaramanga, González, Tibú (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days eleven 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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