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Light earthquake: M4.4 quake has struck near Santa Genoveva de Docorodo in Colombia



Earthquake location 4.383S, -77.5609WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has struck on Friday, 25 kilometers (16 miles) from Santa Genoveva de Docorodo in Colombia. All ids that are associated to the event: us1000885w. Unique identifier: us1000885w. The epicenter was at a depth of 40.09 km (25 miles). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 10/03/17 / 2017-03-10 06:18:12 / March 10, 2017 @ 6:18 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was picked up at 01:18:12 / 1:18 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.5609 West, latitude 4.383 North, depth = 40.09 km.

The epicenter was 81 km (50 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Pizarro (c. 6 200 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenaventura, Pizarro. Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).

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 five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

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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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 25 km WNW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.5609° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.383° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 40.09 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 25km WNW of Santa Genoveva de Docorodo, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-10 06:18:12 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-03-10 14:19:17 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 298 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 2.72 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.94 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 105 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 us1000885w Id of event.
Event Code 1000885w An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000885w, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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