A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/01/20 / 2020-01-12 23:31:11 / January 12, 2020 @ 11:31 pm. Exact location, longitude -73.0229° West, latitude 6.7867° North, depth = 155.17 km. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 18:31:11 / 6:31 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us60007eu4. Event ids that are associated: us60007eu4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 155.17 km (96 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km N of Aratoca, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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