Monday, May 29, 2023

The new earthquake in Colombia was recorded in the Department of Santander

A new shock was registered in Colombia on Mother’s Day. As reported by the Colombian Geological Service, The magnitude of this new telluric movement was 4.7 And it woke up this Sunday morning, May 14th, 2023, specifically at 11:43 am.

The unit reported that as the epicenter of the earthquake was Municipality of Los Santos in the Department of Santander. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 153 km.

It should be remembered that, in the middle of Mother’s Day, Colombians were surprised in the early hours of the morning by an earthquake in Colombia that occurred in the municipality of Acacia, in the department of Meta.

According to information received from SGC, the magnitude of this earthquake was recorded at 5.0.

What to do if the vibrations in the bed startle you?

Experts talk about how to adapt the call Safety situation when an earthquake occurs, whether we are at home or at our workplace.

Mauricio Granados is a disaster management coordinator for the Red Cross in Bogotá. He explains that “if we are in bed, we should adopt a prone position protecting the head and neck, this can happen with pillows during an earthquake.”

Besides, “If we are in the living room, in a study or in the office, we can adopt a position of protection which is about protecting the head and neck, we bend down and position ourselves in the fetal position. If possible So get under the desk and grab each other’s paws”.

Another trick to keep in mind in this safe position is away from objects such as cabinets or windows that may fall on us

What to do when the tremors pass?

Before you vacate your home, be sure to turn off the gas and disconnect electrical studs.

Have a survival kit ready with essentials Which can help you survive: A radio, batteries, water, food, medicine, mist, etc.

Preferably, put your shoes near the exit and don’t waste time changing clothes, leaving what is essential with you.

outside the house, look for Follow it, keeping to the exit path and to the right. Do this calmly, slowly, but nimbly.

Here are other recommendations during and after an earthquake:

1. keep calm: The first thing we should do is to stay calm and avoid panic. If we are in a closed space, it is important to find a safe place, such as under a table or in a door frame.

2. Stay away from falling objects: It is common for objects to move and fall to the ground during an earthquake. It is important to stay away from windows, mirrors, lamps and other objects that may fall on us.

3. Evacuate the building, if necessary: If we are in a building that is moving a lot or that shows damage, it is important to evacuate immediately. It is advisable to identify emergency exits and escape routes in the event of an earthquake.

4. Don’t use the lift: During an earthquake, it is important not to use the elevator to evacuate the building. It is better to use the stairs and get down calmly and carefully.

5. Stay away from power poles and unstable structures: If we are on the street during an earthquake, it is important to stay away from power poles and unstable structures that could fall on us.

6. Stay informed: After an earthquake, it is important to stay informed about the recommendations of the authorities and the safety measures that should be followed. At the same time, it is important to be prepared for future shocks.

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