A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 15 kilometers (9 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Saturday. The temblor was reported at 04:56:46 / 4:56 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9874 West, latitude 6.8258 North, depth = 147.27 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 147.27 km (92 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003mm5. Id of event: us70003mm5. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 11/05/19 / 2019-05-11 09:56:46 / May 11, 2019 @ 9:56 am.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Toledo, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 36 km (23 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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