A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Friday. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 29/09/17 / 2017-09-29 22:52:03 / September 29, 2017 @ 10:52 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 157.06 km (98 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9562 West, latitude 6.7702 North, depth = 157.06 km. Id of earthquake: us2000ax0h. Event ids that are associated: us2000ax0h. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 17:52:03 / 5:52 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón. Epicenter of the event was 43 km (27 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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: 11 km NE of Aratoca, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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