A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.46 km (98 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact time and date of earthquake 03/08/20 / 2020-08-03 04:28:34 / August 3, 2020 @ 4:28 am UTC/GMT. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:28:34 / 4:28 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.9421 West, latitude 6.7679 North, depth = 158.46 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bakj. Unique identifier: us6000bakj. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Epicenter of the event was 44 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 36 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days fifty 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.
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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 3 km ENE of Cepitá, Colombia.
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