Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake: M4.2 quake has struck near San Jose de Miranda in Colombia

Earthquake location 6.597S, -72.7534WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from San Jose de Miranda in Colombia. Global time and date of event 22/03/17 / 2017-03-22 01:50:07 / March 22, 2017 @ 1:50 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 20:50:07 / 8:50 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -72.7534 West, latitude 6.597 North, depth = 170.84 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 170.84 km (106 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us20008vlw. Ids that are associated to the event: us20008vlw.

Epicenter of the event was 71 km (44 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 63 km (39 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 91 km (57 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 87 km (54 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Duitama, Pamplona, Toledo (min 5000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days thirty-seven earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

How would you describe the shaking?

How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity 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: 7 km SSW of San Jose de Miranda, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

Copyright © 2017 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.7534° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.597° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 170.84 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SSW of San Jose de Miranda, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-03-22 01:50:07 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-10 03:24:28 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 271 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 2.337 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 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 us20008vlw Id of event.
Event Code 20008vlw An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20008vlw, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply