A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Sabanalarga in Colombia. Global time and date of event 09/03/19 / 2019-03-09 23:33:42 / March 9, 2019 @ 11:33 pm UTC/GMT. Unique identifier: us1000jif9. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000jif9. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -73.0395° West, 4.9707° North, depth 10 km. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:33:42 / 6:33 pm (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Yopal (c. 61 000 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Ubaté (c. 20 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Aguazul (c. 15 700 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duitama, Nemocón, Ubaté (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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 12 km N of Sabanalarga, Colombia.
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