A light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Tauramena in Colombia on Saturday. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 60.56 km (38 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 25/04/20 / 2020-04-25 15:30:55 / April 25, 2020 @ 3:30 pm. Unique identifier: us60009c8u. Ids that are associated to the event: us60009c8u. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 10:30:55 / 10:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -72.7449° West, latitude 5.0245° North, depth = 60.56 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Villapinzón, Duitama (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 80 km (49 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 89 km (56 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Yopal (c. 61 000 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Villanueva (c. 20 000 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Aguazul (c. 15 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Paipa (c. 13 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
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 was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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