A light earthquake magnitude 4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. Global time and date of event 22/08/20 / 2020-08-22 22:38:23 / August 22, 2020 @ 10:38 pm UTC/GMT. The 4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:38:23 / 10:38 pm (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000be93. Unique identifier: us7000be93. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.05 km (98 miles). Exact location of event, depth 158.05 km, -72.9474° West, 6.7586° North.
Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, El Playón, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 45 km (28 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. 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 three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km E of Cepitá, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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