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Light earthquake, 4.7 mag strikes near Lerida in Colombia

Earthquake location 4.8573S, -74.9846WA light earthquake magnitude 4.7 (ml/mb) strikes 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Lerida in Colombia on Sunday. Exact time and date of earthquake 30/07/17 / 2017-07-30 05:40:41 / July 30, 2017 @ 5:40 am UTC/GMT. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000a2mh. Unique identifier: us2000a2mh. The temblor was detected at 00:40:41 / 12:40 am (local time epicenter). The epicenter was at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -74.9846° West, 4.8573° North, depth 10 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was La Tebaida, La Virginia, Supía (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 79 km (49 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 64 km (39 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 91 km (56 miles) from Soacha (c. 313 900 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. 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 two 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.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 8 km W of Lerida, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.7 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.9846° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.8573° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km W of Lerida, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-07-30 05:40:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-07-30 06:24:11 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 340 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 0.661 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 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 us2000a2mh Id of event.
Event Code 2000a2mh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000a2mh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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