A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia on Thursday. Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 05:03:56 / December 26, 2019 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006xq1. Event ids that are associated: us70006xq1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.9698 West, latitude 3.4785 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:03:56 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villavicencio, Puerto Lleras, Acacías (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 61 km (38 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), 8 km (5 miles) from Lejanías (c. 5 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Lleras (c. 5 100 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days eleven, in the past 30 days eleven and in the last 365 days twelve earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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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: 7 km SE of Lejanias, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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