A light earthquake with magnitude 4 (ml/mb) was reported 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia on Monday. Exact location, longitude -73.095° West, latitude 6.8728° North, depth = 144.94 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 22:40:36 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000cpv9. Event ids that are associated: us7000cpv9. Exact time and date of earthquake 07/12/20 / 2020-12-07 22:40:36 / December 7, 2020 @ 10:40 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 144.94 km (90 miles).
Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barrancabermeja, Toledo, Soatá. Earthquake epicenter was 28 km (18 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 21 km (13 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 23 km (14 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 14 km (9 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.
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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: 13 km SSW of Piedecuesta, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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