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Light earthquake: M4.8 quake has struck near Mutata in Colombia



Earthquake location 7.4114S, -76.2107WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Mutata in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10006pht. Id of event: us10006pht. Exact location of event, longitude -76.2107 West, latitude 7.4114 North, depth = 10 km. Global time and date of event 14/09/16 / 2016-09-14 15:59:34 / September 14, 2016 @ 3:59 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 10:59:34 / 10:59 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Yarumal, Riosucio, San Pedro de Urabá. The epicenter was 70 km (43 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Turbo (c. 50 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 46 km (29 miles) from Dabeiba (c. 11 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. In the past 24 hours, there have been four, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days nine earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km NE of Mutata, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2107° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.4114° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km NE 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 15:59:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-09-14 22:49:16 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 355 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 3.167 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.46 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 us10006pht Id of event.
Event Code 10006pht An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10006pht, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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