A light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Saturday. Exact location of earthquake, -72.9399° West, 6.7608° North, depth 156.51 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 01/02/20 / 2020-02-01 10:26:51 / February 1, 2020 @ 10:26 am. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 05:26:51 / 5:26 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.51 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us60007m2t. Id of event: us60007m2t.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). The epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 43 km (26 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón (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 one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 11 km WSW of San Andres, Colombia.
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