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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Colombia on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 at 07:40 (GMT)

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - Northern Colombia on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 at 07:40 (GMT)

Light magnitude 4.5 earthquake at 151 km depth

3 Jul 07:46 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 6 minutes.
Hypocenter depth recalculated from 156.0 to 151.0 km.
Date & time: 2019-07-03 07:40:08 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 151.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.85°N / 73.11°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: San Diego (242 km / 150 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
13 km (8 mi) N of Jordán (pop: 100)
17 km (10 mi) SW of Piedecuesta (pop: 86,400)
18 km (11 mi) NE of Zapatoca (pop: 6,100)
24 km (15 mi) S of Floridablanca (pop: 252,300)
31 km (19 mi) S of Bucaramanga (pop: 571,800)
134 km (83 mi) SW of Cúcuta (pop: 721,400)
Primary data source: EMSC
Estimated released energy: 3.5 x 1011 joules (98.6 megawatt hours, equivalent to 84.8 tons of TNT) [learn more]
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

Info: The more agencies report about the same quake and post similar data, the more confidence you can have in the data. It takes normally up to a few hours until earthquake parameters are calculated with near-optimum precision.
TimeMag. / DepthLocationSource
2019-07-03 07:40:08 UTCM 4.5 / 151 kmNorthern ColombiaEMSC
2019-07-03 07:40:08 UTC
2019-07-03 07:40:08 UTC
M 4.5 / 150.8 kmNorthern ColombiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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269.5 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / not felt (reported through our app)
257.8 km SSW of epicenter [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) (reported through our app)
San Gil (Colombia, 37 km S of epicenter) : Dormia en este momento muy serca del epicentro. (reported through EMSC)

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Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - Northern Colombia on Wednesday, 3 July 2019 at 07:40 (GMT)
 

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