A light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia on Saturday. All ids that are associated to the event: us70008hq3. Unique identifier: us70008hq3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 162.85 km (101 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -73.0575° West, 6.7897° North, depth 162.85 km. The temblor was reported at 00:55:10 / 12:55 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 28/03/20 / 2020-03-28 05:55:10 / March 28, 2020 @ 5:55 am.
The epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Yondó, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days thirty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 11 km NNW of Aratoca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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