A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -73.0052° West, 6.793° North, depth 162.32 km. Global time and date of event 04/01/20 / 2020-01-04 13:52:56 / January 4, 2020 @ 1:52 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us70006upb. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70006upb. The epicenter was at a depth of 162.32 km (101 miles). The temblor was detected at 08:52:56 / 8:52 am (local time epicenter).
Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrancabermeja, Belén, Sabana de Torres. Epicenter of the event was 39 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 99 km (61 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days thirty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. 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.
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