A light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has occurred on Sunday, 3 kilometers (2 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. Event id: us6000c8ij. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000c8ij. The temblor was reported at 13:15:04 / 1:15 pm (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 153.14 km (95 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 11/10/20 / 2020-10-11 13:15:04 / October 11, 2020 @ 1:15 pm UTC/GMT. Exact location of event, depth 153.14 km, -72.9701° West, 6.7857° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Sabana de Torres, Belén. Epicenter of the earthquake was 41 km (26 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 33 km (21 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 38 km (24 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from Málaga (c. 18 700 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 four and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 3 km N of Cepitá, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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