A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Agustin Codazzi in Colombia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70004jg6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004jg6. Exact location of event, depth 128.96 km, -73.095° West, 10.0805° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 02:39:02 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.96 km (80 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:39:02 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Valledupar (c. 308 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Machiques (c. 63 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Agustín Codazzi (c. 51 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fonseca (c. 23 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiriguaná, El Copey, Fonseca (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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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. 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: 16 km ENE of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia.
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