A light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 12 kilometers (7 miles) from Jordán in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 139.24 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 03:57:39 / 3:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, -73.1031° West, 6.8489° North, depth 139.24 km. Global time and date of event 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 03:57:39 / October 29, 2020 @ 3:57 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). All ids that are associated to the event: us7000c7d3. Unique identifier: us7000c7d3.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Barrancabermeja, Toledo. Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 77 km (48 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 three and in the last 365 days fifty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.
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