A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Tuesday. Global time and date of event 05/11/19 / 2019-11-05 16:04:50 / November 5, 2019 @ 4:04 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 151.83 km (94 miles). The temblor was reported at 11:04:50 / 11:04 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.9927° West, latitude 6.7791° North, depth = 151.83 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us700063ei. Id of event: us700063ei. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 41 km (25 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 29 km (18 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 three and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world.
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