A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Aguazul in Colombia. Id of earthquake: us1000hgvg. Event ids that are associated: us1000hgvg. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 48.35 km (30 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.5864° West, 5.1271° North, depth 48.35 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 00:25:59 / 12:25 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 05:25:59 / October 25, 2018 @ 5:25 am UTC/GMT.
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Paipa, Duitama. Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yopal (c. 61 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Villanueva (c. 20 000 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Aguazul (c. 15 700 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Paipa (c. 13 600 pop).
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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 6 km SW of Aguazul, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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