A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 02:41:28 / April 15, 2018 @ 2:41 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:28 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9178° West, 6.7456° North, depth 150.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.11 km (93 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0h2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0h2.
The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Playón, Belén, Toledo (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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