A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.0323 West, latitude 6.7886 North, depth = 164.52 km. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 22/07/20 / 2020-07-22 19:21:58 / July 22, 2020 @ 7:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 19:21:58 / 7:21 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.52 km (102 miles) below the earth’s surface. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000b257. Id of event: us6000b257.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrancabermeja, Belén, Sabana de Torres (min 5000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 39 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 35 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 28 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.
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