A moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Exact location of event, depth 153.64 km, -73.0312° West, 6.7272° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.64 km (95 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/01/19 / 2019-01-24 03:04:57 / January 24, 2019 @ 3:04 am. Id of earthquake: us2000j832. Event ids that are associated: us2000j832. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 22:04:57 / 10:04 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barbosa, Chinácota, Vélez. Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 45 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 98 km (61 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 100 km (62 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days twenty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. 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: 3 km NNW of Aratoca, Colombia.
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