A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Thursday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 13:12:10 / 1:12 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60004ypr. Event ids that are associated: us60004ypr. Exact location of event, depth 156.66 km, -72.9557° West, 6.7655° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.66 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 01/08/19 / 2019-08-01 18:12:10 / August 1, 2019 @ 6:12 pm.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 44 km (27 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 10 km NE of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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