A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Duitama in Colombia on Sunday. The temblor was picked up at 11:21:42 / 11:21 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.1779 West, latitude 5.971 North, depth = 175.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/07/19 / 2019-07-14 16:21:42 / July 14, 2019 @ 4:21 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 175.72 km (109 miles). Unique identifier: us70004k4j. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004k4j.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Málaga, Zapatoca, Cimitarra (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Chiquinquirá (c. 45 300 pop), 65 km (41 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 49 km (30 miles) from Barbosa (c. 20 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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