A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from San Andres in Colombia. The temblor was reported at 01:48:40 / 1:48 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, longitude -72.9388 West, latitude 6.7502 North, depth = 164.59 km. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 12/05/20 / 2020-05-12 06:48:40 / May 12, 2020 @ 6:48 am. Unique identifier: us70009el5. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009el5. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.59 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, El Playón, Belén (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 fourty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 11 km SW of San Andres, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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