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Earthquake: M 4.4 quake strikes near Acandi in Colombia

Earthquake location 8.4426S, -77.17WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (mg/mb) has striked on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Acandi in Colombia. The temblor was reported at 01:17:53 / 1:17 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 19.28 km (12 miles). Global time of event 2015-01-10 06:17:53 UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -77.17 West, latitude 8.4426 North, depth 19.28 km.

Close countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 86 km (54 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from San Pedro de Urabá (c. 11 100 pop), 42 km (26 miles) from Necoclí (c. 10 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from San Juan de Urabá (c. 10 800 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Arboletes, San Pedro de Urabá, Apartadó.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.17° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 8.4426° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ESE of Acandi, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-01-10 06:17:53 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-01-10 06:51:56 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 The maximum reported intensity for the event.
MMI The maximum estimated instrumental intensity for the event.
Alert Level The alert level from the PAGER earthquake impact scale. Green, Yellow, Orange or Red.
Review Status reviewed Indicates whether the event has been reviewed by a human.
Tsunami This flag is set to "1" for large events in oceanic regions and "0" otherwise. The existence or value of this flag does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist.
SIG 298 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network us The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources us A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 2.732 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.42 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mb The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID usc000tef8 Id of event.
Event Code c000tef8 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS usc000tef8 A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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