A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 06:02:15 / 6:02 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000bpfk. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000bpfk. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 13/09/20 / 2020-09-13 06:02:15 / September 13, 2020 @ 6:02 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153.1 km (95 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.0107 West, latitude 6.8111 North, depth = 153.1 km. 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 Belén, Sabana de Torres, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 37 km (23 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 31 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
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 six and in the last 365 days fifty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 7 km NNW of Cepitá, Colombia.
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