A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Maria in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 06:10:56 / January 29, 2019 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000j9z4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9z4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.74 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:10:56 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -75.5748 West, latitude 2.8793 North, depth = 27.74 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Miranda, Corinto. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Belalcazar (c. 31 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Garzón (c. 29 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Campoalegre (c. 22 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Plata (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SE of Santa Maria, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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