A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -74.0708° West, latitude 3.5802° North, depth = 10 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qx0. Id of event: us70006qx0. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:39:58 / 5:39 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 10:39:58 / December 25, 2019 @ 10:39 am UTC/GMT.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Restrepo, Melgar, Cáqueza.
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 8 km NW of Lejanias, Colombia.
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