A light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from El Carmen de Chucurí in Colombia on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us6000dkqy. Unique identifier: us6000dkqy. Exact location of earthquake, -73.5003° West, 6.6037° North, depth 117.75 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 19/02/21 / 2021-02-19 04:13:18 / February 19, 2021 @ 4:13 am UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 117.75 km (73 miles). The temblor was picked up at 04:13:18 / 4:13 am (local time epicenter).
Event epicenter was 72 km (45 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 68 km (43 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 41 km (25 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Sabana de Torres, Málaga, Puente Nacional (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).
Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days sixty-one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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