A light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/11/20 / 2020-11-06 10:22:48 / November 6, 2020 @ 10:22 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.46 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface. Unique identifier: us7000cba1. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000cba1. The temblor was reported at 10:22:48 / 10:22 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 146.46 km, -73.0505° West, 6.9128° North.
Epicenter of the earthquake was 25 km (15 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 17 km (11 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 22 km (13 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Barrancabermeja, Toledo (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Each 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 three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.
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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km S of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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