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Minor earthquake: M3.6 quake has struck near Ebejico in Colombia

Earthquake location 6.3S, -75.86WA minor earthquake with magnitude 3.6 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Ebejico in Colombia. The 3.6-magnitude earthquake was detected at 12:42:26 / 12:42 pm (local time epicenter). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 30/11/16 / 2016-11-30 17:42:26 / November 30, 2016 @ 5:42 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 28 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. Id of earthquake: us10007dvx. Event ids that are associated: us10007dvx. Exact location, longitude -75.86° West, latitude 6.3° North, depth = 28 km.

Epicenter of the event was 33 km (21 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 34 km (21 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 56 km (35 miles) from Rionegro (c. 62 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Cocorná, Jardín, Guatapé. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days one and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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: 10 km WSW of Ebejico, Colombia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.86° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.3° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km WSW of Ebejico, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-11-30 17:42:26 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-11-30 22:11:48 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 2.7 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 200 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 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.86 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mwr The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us10007dvx Id of event.
Event Code 10007dvx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007dvx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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