A light earthquake with magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) was detected on Sunday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Puerto Berrío in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 14/03/21 / 2021-03-14 18:14:25 / March 14, 2021 @ 6:14 pm UTC/GMT. Id of earthquake: us7000djca. Event ids that are associated: us7000djca. The temblor was reported at 18:14:25 / 6:14 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location, longitude -74.4675° West, latitude 6.465° North, depth = 81.68 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 81.68 km (51 miles).
Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Marinilla, Vélez, San Vicente (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 95 km (59 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Segovia (c. 39 900 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Puerto Berrío (c. 34 000 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Puerto Boyacá (c. 27 300 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Marinilla (c. 24 200 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Santuario (c. 17 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Barbosa (c. 16 700 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 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 one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.
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