A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported northern Colombia kilometers (0 miles) from northern Colombia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 25/09/18 / 2018-09-25 16:28:10 / September 25, 2018 @ 4:28 pm. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 155.27 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location, longitude -73.0569° West, latitude 7.4492° North, depth = 155.27 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 16:28:10 / 4:28 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us1000h54i. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000h54i.
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Ocaña, Puerto Wilches, Málaga. Epicenter of the event was 78 km (49 miles) from Cúcuta (c. 721 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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