A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Thursday. Id of earthquake: us600052u6. Event ids that are associated: us600052u6. The temblor was picked up at 19:07:43 / 7:07 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.0482° West, 6.8896° North, depth 141.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 02/08/19 / 2019-08-02 00:07:43 / August 2, 2019 @ 12:07 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 141.75 km (88 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrancabermeja, Toledo, Sabana de Torres (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 27 km (17 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 11 km (7 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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: 10 km S of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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