A light earthquake with magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from San Andres in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.8931 West, latitude 6.769 North, depth = 154.55 km. Id of earthquake: us2000bna1. Event ids that are associated: us2000bna1. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 23:57:23 / November 4, 2017 @ 11:57 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 154.55 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:57:23 / 6:57 pm (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 47 km (29 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, El Playón, Toledo (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 6 km SW of San Andres, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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