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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near Mutata in Colombia



Earthquake location 7.3131S, -76.1638WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has occurred on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mutata in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.1638 West, latitude 7.3131 North, depth = 10 km. All ids that are associated to the event: us10006pgh. Unique identifier: us10006pgh. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 12:02:51 / September 14, 2016 @ 12:02 pm. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 07:02:51 / 7:02 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tierralta, Antioquia, Yarumal (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 81 km (51 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 96 km (60 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 92 km (57 miles) from Antioquia (c. 11 800 pop), 37 km (23 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been three, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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: 30 km ENE of Mutata, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.1638° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.3131° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km ENE of Mutata, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-09-14 12:02:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-14 12:23:10 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 3.061 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.08 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 83 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 us10006pgh Id of event.
Event Code 10006pgh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006pgh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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