A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Sabana de Torres in Colombia. The epicenter was at a depth of 54.13 km (34 miles). The temblor was reported at 07:53:46 / 7:53 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -73.5991° West, latitude 7.5325° North, depth = 54.13 km. Id of earthquake: us1000ebyi. Event ids that are associated: us1000ebyi. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/05/18 / 2018-05-25 12:53:46 / May 25, 2018 @ 12:53 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Aguachica (c. 73 400 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Gamarra, Morales, Zapatoca.
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eighteen earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 19 km NW of Sabana de Torres, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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