A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Event id: us1000g4v6. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000g4v6. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 07/08/18 / 2018-08-07 15:54:00 / August 7, 2018 @ 3:54 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 166.49 km (103 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 5.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:54:00 / 10:54 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 166.49 km, -73.0133° West, 6.7574° North.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barbosa, Vélez, Paipa. Epicenter of the earthquake was 43 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 99 km (62 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 104 km (64 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 twenty-nine 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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 7 km N of Aratoca, Colombia.
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