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Light earthquake: M4.7 quake has struck near Ciudad Bolivar in Colombia

Earthquake location 5.8807S, -76.1284WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) was reported 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Ciudad Bolivar in Colombia on Thursday. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -76.1284 West, latitude 5.8807 North, depth = 66.24 km. 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: us10007u36. Id of event: us10007u36. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 19/01/17 / 2017-01-19 12:01:04 / January 19, 2017 @ 12:01 pm. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 66.24 km (41 miles) below the earth’s surface. The 4.7-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 07:01:04 / 7:01 am (local time epicenter).

The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 62 km (39 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Rionegro (c. 62 300 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Santuario, Frontino, Aranzazu (min 5000 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage 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: 11 km WNW of Ciudad Bolivar, 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 -76.1284° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.8807° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 66.24 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km WNW of Ciudad Bolivar, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-01-19 12:01:04 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-01-19 22:02:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 20 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.8 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 349 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 2.072 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 79 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 us10007u36 Id of event.
Event Code 10007u36 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10007u36, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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