A light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Cepitá in Colombia. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:16:17 / 8:16 pm (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 -73.0533 West, latitude 6.8501 North, depth = 143.81 km. Event id: us7000dfik. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000dfik. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 143.81 km (89 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/02/21 / 2021-02-27 20:16:17 / February 27, 2021 @ 8:16 pm.
Earthquake epicenter was 31 km (20 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 27 km (17 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 15 km (10 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 74 km (46 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Barrancabermeja, Toledo, Sabana de Torres (min 5000 pop).
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. In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days six, in the past 30 days ten and in the last 365 days sixty-three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near.
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