A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 12 kilometers (7 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Friday. The 4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 08:26:44 / 8:26 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 24/11/17 / 2017-11-24 13:26:44 / November 24, 2017 @ 1:26 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 154.98 km (96 miles). Exact location, longitude -72.9634° West, latitude 6.7857° North, depth = 154.98 km. Unique identifier: us2000btx0. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000btx0. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 12 km WSW of San Andres, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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