A light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 18 kilometers (11 miles) from San Alberto in Colombia on Saturday. Unique identifier: us7000dfic. Ids that are associated to the event: us7000dfic. The epicenter was at a depth of 111 km (69 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 08:30:17 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:30 am. The temblor was picked up at 08:30:17 / 8:30 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 111 km, -73.4299° West, 7.5998° North.
Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chinácota, Pamplona, Morales (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 63 km (39 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Ocaña (c. 83 500 pop).
There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days five, in the past 30 days eight 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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