A light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -73.0392° West, latitude 6.8368° North, depth = 149.82 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:37:35 / 4:37 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us6000d6cd. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us6000d6cd. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 149.82 km (93 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 07/01/21 / 2021-01-07 04:37:35 / January 7, 2021 @ 4:37 am.
Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yondó, Belén, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 33 km (21 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 26 km (16 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 29 km (18 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days fifty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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