A light earthquake magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) strikes 5 kilometers (3 miles) from Floridablanca in Colombia on Tuesday. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.93 km (94 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3qi. Id of event: us7000d3qi. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/21 / 2021-01-19 04:29:59 / January 19, 2021 @ 4:29 am. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 04:29:59 / 4:29 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.1158 West, latitude 7.0221 North, depth = 150.93 km.
Event epicenter was 11 km (7 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 6 km (3 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Soatá, Yondó, San Alberto (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days fifty-nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 5 km SW of Floridablanca, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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