A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Molagavita in Colombia. Event id: us70003wnm. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70003wnm. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 07/06/19 / 2019-06-07 10:59:05 / June 7, 2019 @ 10:59 am. The temblor was picked up at 05:59:05 / 5:59 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 172.59 km, -72.8633° West, 6.6232° 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 172.59 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duitama, Toledo, Pamplona (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 55 km (34 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days twenty-nine 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.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 8 km SW of Molagavita, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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