A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Thursday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 161.11 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0257 West, latitude 6.736 North, depth = 161.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 20/09/18 / 2018-09-20 07:38:14 / September 20, 2018 @ 7:38 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:38:14 / 2:38 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us1000h3aa. Event ids that are associated: us1000h3aa.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Toledo, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 4 km N of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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