A moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 03:22:51 / July 9, 2020 @ 3:22 am. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.9885 West, latitude 6.7743 North, depth = 159.74 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 159.74 km (99 miles). Event id: us7000akj8. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000akj8. The temblor was picked up at 03:22:51 / 3:22 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duitama, Yondó, Chinácota. Epicenter of the earthquake was 42 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fourty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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