A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Aratoca in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000bg1q. Id of event: us6000bg1q. Exact location of event, depth 154.38 km, -72.9893° West, 6.7127° North. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/08/20 / 2020-08-11 20:57:08 / August 11, 2020 @ 8:57 pm. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 20:57:08 / 8:57 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 154.38 km (96 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santa Rosa de Viterbo, El Playón, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 48 km (30 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 44 km (28 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days nine and in the last 365 days fifty-two 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. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 3 km ENE of Aratoca, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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