A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 11:38:06 / 11:38 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 06/07/20 / 2020-07-06 11:38:06 / July 6, 2020 @ 11:38 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 152.47 km (95 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 152.47 km, -73.1327° West, 6.9035° North. Event id: us7000alf4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000alf4.
Epicenter of the event was 25 km (15 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 18 km (11 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yondó, Toledo, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fourty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 13 km SW of Piedecuesta, Colombia.
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