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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 9 km NW of Dagua, Colombia



Earthquake location 3.7244S, -76.7448WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Dagua in Colombia on Friday. All ids that are associated to the event: us10008pzu. Unique identifier: us10008pzu. Exact location of event, longitude -76.7448 West, latitude 3.7244 North, depth = 75.44 km. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 75.44 km (47 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/17 / 2017-05-06 02:52:41 / May 6, 2017 @ 2:52 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 21:52:41 / 9:52 pm (local time epicenter).

Epicenter of the earthquake was 40 km (25 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 36 km (22 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suárez, Caloto, Bugalagrande. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 9 km NW of Dagua, Colombia. This information 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 -76.7448° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.7244° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 75.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km NW of Dagua, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-05-06 02:52:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-05-06 03:29:26 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 2.66 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 84 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 us10008pzu Id of event.
Event Code 10008pzu An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us10008pzu, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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