A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Santa Bárbara in Colombia on Tuesday. Unique identifier: us7000asp1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000asp1. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 21:40:11 / 9:40 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -72.8515 West, latitude 6.9574 North, depth = 180.98 km. The epicenter was at a depth of 180.98 km (112 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 21/07/20 / 2020-07-21 21:40:11 / July 21, 2020 @ 9:40 pm UTC/GMT.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Chinácota, Soatá (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 35 km (22 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 four, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking 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: 7 km ESE of Santa Bárbara, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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