A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 14 kilometers (9 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/19 / 2019-09-11 17:44:27 / September 11, 2019 @ 5:44 pm. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 147.99 km (92 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.0785° West, latitude 6.859° North, depth = 147.99 km. The temblor was detected at 12:44:27 / 12:44 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us60005l0w. Ids that are associated to the event: us60005l0w.
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yondó, Barrancabermeja, Toledo (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 14 km SSW of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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