A light earthquake with magnitude 4.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Lenguazaque in Colombia. The 4.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 18:34:54 / 6:34 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 09/01/21 / 2021-01-09 18:34:54 / January 9, 2021 @ 6:34 pm. Event id: us7000d154. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d154. Exact location of earthquake, -73.7168° West, 5.3231° North, depth 158.64 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 158.64 km (99 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villeta, Facatativá, Madrid (min 5000 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 89 km (55 miles) from Bogotá (c. 7 674 400 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Facatativá (c. 94 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Zipaquirá (c. 91 200 pop), 64 km (40 miles) from Chía (c. 64 600 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Funza (c. 54 400 pop).
In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days 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. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage 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: 1 km NNW of Lenguazaque, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.
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