A earthquake magnitude 6 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia. Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -74.0024° West, 3.4901° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 19:03:51 / December 24, 2019 @ 7:03 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:03:51 / 2:03 pm (local time epicenter). Unique identifier: us70006qnn. Ids that are associated to the event: us70006qnn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 84 km (52 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 122 km (76 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 114 km (71 miles) from Sibaté (c. 23 200 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Espinal, Natagaima, Viotá (min 5000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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