A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Sunday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/04/17 / 2017-04-30 15:01:19 / April 30, 2017 @ 3:01 pm. 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 146.12 km (91 miles). The temblor was detected at 10:01:19 / 10:01 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008prv. Id of event: us10008prv. Exact location of event, depth 146.12 km, -73.0095° West, 6.9336° North.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 7 km (5 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Soatá, Sabana de Torres (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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