A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Jordán in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000bhqf. Unique identifier: us6000bhqf. Exact location of event, depth 158.25 km, -73.0623° West, 6.7873° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 15/08/20 / 2020-08-15 04:34:02 / August 15, 2020 @ 4:34 am. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 04:34:02 / 4:34 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 158.25 km (98 miles).
Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrancabermeja, Belén, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 38 km (24 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
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 one, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fourty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 7 km NNE of Jordán, Colombia.
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