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Light earthquake, 4.2 mag strikes near Novita in Colombia



Earthquake location 4.9936S, -76.6523WA light earthquake magnitude 4.2 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Novita in Colombia. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 19/06/17 / 2017-06-19 20:02:35 / June 19, 2017 @ 8:02 pm. Unique identifier: us20009nm7. Ids that are associated to the event: us20009nm7. Exact location of event, longitude -76.6523 West, latitude 4.9936 North, depth = 104 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 104 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.2-magnitude earthquake was detected at 15:02:35 / 3:02 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 87 km (54 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from La Virginia (c. 33 800 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Zarzal (c. 28 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Roldanillo (c. 27 600 pop), 80 km (49 miles) from La Unión (c. 23 500 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Belalcázar, Zarzal, Mistrató.

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 four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. 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: 6 km NW of Novita, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.6523° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.9936° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 104 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km NW of Novita, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-06-19 20:02:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-06-20 15:35:57 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 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 1.651 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us20009nm7 Id of event.
Event Code 20009nm7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us20009nm7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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