A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Thursday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. Id of earthquake: us7000c7m3. Event ids that are associated: us7000c7m3. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/10/20 / 2020-10-29 17:39:48 / October 29, 2020 @ 5:39 pm. Exact location of event, depth 140.79 km, -73.1332° West, 6.8966° North. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 140.79 km (87 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.3-magnitude earthquake was detected at 17:39:48 / 5:39 pm (local time epicenter).
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Toledo, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 25 km (16 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 19 km (12 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 20 km (12 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. 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: 13 km SW of Piedecuesta, Colombia.
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