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Moderate earthquake, 5.2 mag strikes near La Cumbre in Colombia



Earthquake location 3.7945S, -75.9226WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from La Cumbre in Colombia. Exact location of event, depth 77.61 km, -75.9226° West, 3.7945° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us10008lzv. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us10008lzv. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 29/04/17 / 2017-04-29 10:06:34 / April 29, 2017 @ 10:06 am. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 77.61 km (48 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was detected at 05:06:34 / 5:06 am (local time epicenter).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Santander de Quilichao, Cartago, Ibagué. Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Event epicenter was 78 km (48 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 105 km (65 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 106 km (66 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 43 km (27 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 13 km NE of La Cumbre, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.9226° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.7945° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 77.61 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NE of La Cumbre, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-04-29 10:06:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-04-29 10:24:57 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 416 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 1.907 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.14 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 68 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 us10008lzv Id of event.
Event Code 10008lzv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008lzv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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