A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0182 West, latitude 6.7795 North, depth = 156.12 km. Global time and date of event 09/07/20 / 2020-07-09 20:10:56 / July 9, 2020 @ 8:10 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 156.12 km (97 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was reported at 20:10:56 / 8:10 pm (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000apit. Id of event: us7000apit.
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo. Event epicenter was 40 km (25 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 23 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been six, in the last 10 days seven, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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