A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. The epicenter was at a depth of 150.05 km (93 miles). Exact location of event, depth 150.05 km, -73.0291° West, 6.8063° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 08/03/19 / 2019-03-08 04:32:03 / March 8, 2019 @ 4:32 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us1000jgmj. Event ids that are associated: us1000jgmj. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 23:32:03 / 11:32 pm (local time epicenter).
The epicenter was 37 km (23 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo (min 5000 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 twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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