The Colombian Geological Service published an earthquake report on its official accounts. The surface depth is less than 30 kilometers.
According to SGC, the 3.2 magnitude earthquake was reported at 6:00 am local time on Monday, September 25. Municipality of Medina, Cundinamarca.
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Internet users commented on social networks such as X that they felt the 3.2 earthquake, albeit slightly: “I didn’t think it was an earthquake, but yes it was felt.”
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As always, The Colombian Geological Service asks anyone who felt the earthquake to report it. They are also responsible for providing training on what to do in earthquakes and emergencies through their social media accounts.
The Bogotá Red Cross shared some advice to keep in mind when an earthquake occurs:
one. It is recommended to breathe and remain calm before making hasty decisions.
2. If you are in an earthquake-resistant building, the ideal thing is to find a safe position by crouching under heavy furniture or leaning against a wall.
3. It is recommended to protect your neck and head with your arms to protect the most sensitive parts of the body, then tilt your head as close to your knees as possible and maintain the fetal position.
4. When the movement ends, the ideal thing is to cut off services such as electricity, water and natural gas and then start evacuating.
5. On the other hand, if you are not in an earthquake-resistant building, the indicator for this is to evacuate as soon as possible.
6. The business recommends not standing under door frames and staying away from windows and hanging objects.
7. It is very important to keep an emergency kit at home and agree on a meeting point.
8. Finally, remember these four ways to stay calm: deep breathing, using positive affirmations, priming, and maintaining positive self-talk.