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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag has occurred near San Pablo in Colombia

Earthquake location 1.7261S, -76.9097WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from San Pablo in Colombia. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:05:05 / 12:05 am (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 28/12/16 / 2016-12-28 05:05:05 / December 28, 2016 @ 5:05 am. Id of earthquake: us10007n50. Event ids that are associated: us10007n50. Exact location of event, depth 141.51 km, -76.9097° West, 1.7261° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 141.51 km (88 miles).

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Epicenter of the event was 70 km (44 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Popayán (c. 258 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Pitalito (c. 53 700 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from Mocoa (c. 22 000 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Patía (c. 20 800 pop), 28 km (17 miles) from La Unión (c. 15 100 pop), 88 km (54 miles) from Samaniego (c. 13 500 pop). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Guaitarilla, Pitalito, Samaniego (min 5000 pop).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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: 13 km ENE of San Pablo, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.9097° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.7261° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 141.51 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km ENE of San Pablo, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2016-12-28 05:05:05 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2016-12-28 05:24:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 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 1.332 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.2 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 43 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 us10007n50 Id of event.
Event Code 10007n50 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007n50, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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