A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Paez in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us2000it6l. Event ids that are associated: us2000it6l. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/12/18 / 2018-12-13 09:28:18 / December 13, 2018 @ 9:28 am. Exact location, longitude -73.0095° West, latitude 5.0328° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 04:28:18 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 76 km (47 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Yopal (c. 61 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Ubaté (c. 20 500 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Aguazul (c. 15 700 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Paipa (c. 13 600 pop). Close 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 Tocancipá, Cumaral, Nemocón.
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 two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 8 km SSE of Paez, Colombia.
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