A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Monday. The temblor was picked up at 01:41:21 / 1:41 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/20 / 2020-07-13 01:41:21 / July 13, 2020 @ 1:41 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 151.07 km (94 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000arnz. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000arnz. Exact location of event, longitude -73.1059 West, latitude 6.8861 North, depth = 151.07 km.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 27 km (17 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 13 km (8 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). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Barrancabermeja, Toledo (min 5000 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 three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days seven 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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