A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Sunday, 31 kilometers (19 miles) from El Carmen in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us600044z0. Id of event: us600044z0. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 24/06/19 / 2019-06-24 00:30:41 / June 24, 2019 @ 12:30 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:30:41 / 7:30 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -73.3396° West, latitude 8.7699° North, depth = 126.4 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 126.4 km (79 miles).
The epicenter was 59 km (37 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Aguachica (c. 73 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from El Banco (c. 54 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Curumaní (c. 22 100 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Morales (c. 20 400 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from La Jagua de Ibirico (c. 18 600 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Altos del Rosario, La Jagua de Ibirico, San Martín (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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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. 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: 31 km NNE of El Carmen, Colombia.
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