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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Pizarro in Colombia

Earthquake location 4.7071S, -77.2423WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) strikes 30 kilometers (19 miles) from Pizarro in Colombia on Monday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10007f3m. Id of event: us10007f3m. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 40.93 km (25 miles). The temblor was picked up at 23:51:02 / 11:51 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 06/12/16 / 2016-12-06 04:51:02 / December 6, 2016 @ 4:51 am. Exact location of event, depth 40.93 km, -77.2423° West, 4.7071° North.

Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Tadó, Buenaventura, Istmina (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 95 km (59 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Istmina (c. 13 800 pop), 97 km (61 miles) from Tadó (c. 10 100 pop), 78 km (49 miles) from Condoto (c. 9 900 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Pizarro (c. 6 200 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. There are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world each year. 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 30 km SSE of Pizarro, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.2423° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.7071° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.93 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 30km SSE of Pizarro, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-06 04:51:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-06 05:15:41 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 400 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 2.541 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 104 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 us10007f3m Id of event.
Event Code 10007f3m An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007f3m, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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