A light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. Global time and date of event 20/11/20 / 2020-11-20 00:57:00 / November 20, 2020 @ 12:57 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us6000cqlc. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000cqlc. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location, longitude -73.0722° West, latitude 6.8661° North, depth = 146 km. The temblor was picked up at 00:57:00 / 12:57 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Chinácota, Yondó (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Earthquake epicenter was 29 km (18 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 22 km (14 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 25 km (15 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
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 five and in the last 365 days fifty-four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.
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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. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km S of Piedecuesta, Colombia.
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