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Light earthquake, 4.8 mag was detected near Agustin Codazzi in Colombia

Earthquake location 10.1412S, -73.5727WA light earthquake magnitude 4.8 (ml/mb) has struck on Thursday, 38 kilometers (24 miles) from Agustin Codazzi in Colombia. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 84.11 km (52 miles). Global time and date of event 26/10/17 / 2017-10-26 07:59:30 / October 26, 2017 @ 7:59 am UTC/GMT. The temblor was detected at 02:59:30 / 2:59 am (local time epicenter). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000ax2t. Unique identifier: us1000ax2t. Exact location of earthquake, -73.5727° West, 10.1412° North, depth 84.11 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Juan del Cesar, El Retén, El Molino (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 50 km (31 miles) from Valledupar (c. 308 200 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Fundación (c. 59 200 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from Agustín Codazzi (c. 51 500 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Aracataca (c. 27 700 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 48 km (30 miles) from Ariguaní (c. 26 200 pop), 83 km (51 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop).

There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world each year. 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 was reported nearby. 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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 38 km WNW of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.8 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.5727° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.1412° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 84.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 38km WNW of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-10-26 07:59:30 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-10-26 08:14:23 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 2.7 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 355 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 3.156 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.81 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 54 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 us1000ax2t Id of event.
Event Code 1000ax2t An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000ax2t, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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