A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Global time and date of event 18/04/20 / 2020-04-18 13:41:39 / April 18, 2020 @ 1:41 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter was at a depth of 150.31 km (93 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9339° West, 6.7067° North, depth 150.31 km. Unique identifier: us70008zdr. Ids that are associated to the event: us70008zdr. The temblor was detected at 08:41:39 / 8:41 am (local time epicenter).
Epicenter of the earthquake was 51 km (32 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa de Viterbo, El Playón, Toledo. Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fourty-seven 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.
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