A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 16/06/19 / 2019-06-16 16:18:35 / June 16, 2019 @ 4:18 pm. Exact location of earthquake, -72.9689° West, 6.7609° North, depth 155.5 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 155.5 km (97 miles). Event id: us600041eu. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600041eu. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:18:35 / 11:18 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
The epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NE of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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