A light earthquake with magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) was detected on Tuesday, 17 kilometers (11 miles) from San Luis de Cubarral in Colombia. Global time and date of event 24/12/19 / 2019-12-24 20:11:15 / December 24, 2019 @ 8:11 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006qq5. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006qq5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location, longitude -73.9345° West, latitude 3.6656° North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was picked up at 15:11:15 / 3:11 pm (local time epicenter).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Silvania, Puerto Lleras, Fómeque. Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Cumaral (c. 11 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Silvania (c. 8 200 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been seven, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each 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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 17 km SW of San Luis de Cubarral, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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