A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 4 kilometers (2 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 10:52:22 / December 26, 2019 @ 10:52 am. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006r6t. Id of event: us70006r6t. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -74.032 West, latitude 3.5624 North, depth = 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 05:52:22 / 5:52 am (local time epicenter).
Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 79 km (49 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fusagasuga (c. 88 800 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Cáqueza (c. 8 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cáqueza, Fusagasuga, Restrepo.
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days nine, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 4 km NNW of Lejanias, Colombia.
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