A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 0 kilometers (0 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia on Saturday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 164.54 km (102 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -72.9752 West, latitude 6.7621 North, depth = 164.54 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000c0hz. Unique identifier: us6000c0hz. The temblor was picked up at 12:42:26 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/09/20 / 2020-09-19 12:42:26 / September 19, 2020 @ 12:42 pm.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Sabana de Torres, Belén, El Playón. Event epicenter was 43 km (27 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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 two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days fifty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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