A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Sunday. Global time and date of event 01/11/20 / 2020-11-01 22:18:10 / November 1, 2020 @ 10:18 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 171.26 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:18:10 / 10:18 pm (local time epicenter). Event id: us7000cb94. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000cb94. Exact location of earthquake, -72.9871° West, 7.0238° North, depth 171.26 km.
Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Alberto, Soatá, Chinácota. Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 18 km (11 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 12 km (7 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight and in the last 365 days fifty-six earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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