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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Santa Genoveva de Docorodo in Colombia



Earthquake location 3.9759S, -78.772WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 159 km WSW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia (99 miles). The epicenter was at a depth of 33.41 km (21 miles). Exact location of event, depth 33.41 km, -78.772° West, 3.9759° North. Id of earthquake: us10006ffm. Event ids that are associated: us10006ffm. Global time and date of event 20/08/16 / 2016-08-20 16:13:44 / August 20, 2016 @ 4:13 pm UTC/GMT. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 11:13:44 / 11:13 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 159 km WSW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -78.772° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.9759° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 33.41 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 159km WSW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-08-20 16:13:44 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-11 16:53:49 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt The total number of felt reports
CDI 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 0 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 340 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 3.719 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.49 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 131 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 us10006ffm Id of event.
Event Code 10006ffm An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006ffm, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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