A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 15 kilometers (9 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.9539 West, latitude 3.6426 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 25/12/19 / 2019-12-25 10:25:55 / December 25, 2019 @ 10:25 am UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us70006qwx. Event ids that are associated: us70006qwx. The temblor was picked up at 05:25:55 / 5:25 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 66 km (41 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Cumaral (c. 11 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Cáqueza (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Fómeque, Puerto Lleras, Fusagasuga (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been five, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 15 km NNE of Lejanias, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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