A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from San Andres in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.8-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 12:51:58 / 12:51 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us2000cm5z. Event ids that are associated: us2000cm5z. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 166.32 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, longitude -72.8728 West, latitude 6.7361 North, depth = 166.32 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 21/01/18 / 2018-01-21 17:51:58 / January 21, 2018 @ 5:51 pm.
Event epicenter was 51 km (32 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 49 km (31 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Santa Rosa de Viterbo, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 have been detected in the same area.
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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: 8 km SSW of San Andres, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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