A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Jordán in Colombia on Saturday. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 173.64 km (108 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000am18. Unique identifier: us7000am18. Exact location of earthquake, -73.0487° West, 6.8021° North, depth 173.64 km. The temblor was picked up at 20:26:45 / 8:26 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/07/20 / 2020-07-11 20:26:45 / July 11, 2020 @ 8:26 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrancabermeja, Belén, Toledo. Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 9 km NE of Jordán, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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