A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Saturday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:45 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9332° West, 6.7953° North, depth 150.97 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 12/04/20 / 2020-04-12 02:41:45 / April 12, 2020 @ 2:41 am. Id of earthquake: us70008uic. Event ids that are associated: us70008uic. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.97 km (94 miles).
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Sabana de Torres, Belén (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 72 km (45 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 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 five and in the last 365 days fourty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. 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.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 9 km W of San Andres, Colombia.
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