A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Molagavita in Colombia. The temblor was picked up at 14:21:58 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/09/20 / 2020-09-27 14:21:58 / September 27, 2020 @ 2:21 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c40q. Id of event: us6000c40q. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 171.49 km (107 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of event, depth 171.49 km, -72.7907° West, 6.6236° North.
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Duitama, Santa Rosa de Viterbo, Pamplona (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 67 km (41 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 59 km (36 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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 two and in the last 365 days fourty-eight 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. 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: 5 km SSE of Molagavita, Colombia.
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