A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cienega in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/02/20 / 2020-02-14 01:29:42 / February 14, 2020 @ 1:29 am. Event id: us70007pt2. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us70007pt2. The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:29:42 / 8:29 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.2504° West, 5.4162° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Earthquake epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 94 km (59 miles) from Zipaquirá (c. 91 200 pop), 67 km (41 miles) from Chiquinquirá (c. 45 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from La Mesa (c. 26 700 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sopó, Zipaquirá, Tocancipá (min 5000 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 one and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. 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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