A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Giron in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/05/20 / 2020-05-14 18:40:54 / May 14, 2020 @ 6:40 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70009mjb. Ids that are associated to the event: us70009mjb. Exact location of event, longitude -73.1839 West, latitude 6.9785 North, depth = 149.86 km. The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 13:40:54 / 1:40 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 149.86 km (93 miles).
The epicenter was 18 km (11 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 15 km (9 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soatá, San Alberto, Puerto Wilches (min 5000 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days seven and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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