A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Jordán in Colombia. Exact location, longitude -73.0691° West, latitude 6.7534° North, depth = 155.84 km. The temblor was detected at 04:58:19 / 4:58 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bhmn. Id of event: us7000bhmn. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 04/09/20 / 2020-09-04 04:58:19 / September 4, 2020 @ 4:58 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 155.84 km (97 miles).
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrancabermeja, Toledo, Belén. The epicenter was 42 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days fourty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity 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 NE of Jordán, Colombia.
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