A light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 12/02/21 / 2021-02-12 01:57:26 / February 12, 2021 @ 1:57 am. The temblor was detected at 01:57:26 / 1:57 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -73.01 West, latitude 6.851 North, depth = 146.02 km. Unique identifier: us6000dgv4. Ids that are associated to the event: us6000dgv4. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 146.02 km (91 miles) below the earth’s surface.
Earthquake epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belén, Barrancabermeja, Chinácota (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).
There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days six and in the last 365 days fifty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.
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