A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 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). All ids that are associated to the event: us70006qs6. Unique identifier: us70006qs6. The temblor was detected at 19:25:01 / 7:25 pm (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 00:25:01 / December 25, 2019 @ 12:25 am UTC/GMT. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.9681 West, latitude 3.4684 North, depth = 10 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villavicencio, Puerto Lleras, Acacías (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 9 km (5 miles) from Lejanías (c. 5 200 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Lleras (c. 5 100 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Guamal (c. 5 000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km SE of Lejanias, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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