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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag has occurred near Inza in Colombia



Earthquake location 2.4776S, -76.0185WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has occurred on Friday, 9 kilometers (6 miles) from Inza in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 04/11/17 / 2017-11-04 00:16:35 / November 4, 2017 @ 12:16 am. The temblor was detected at 19:16:35 / 7:16 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 160.8 km (100 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -76.0185 West, latitude 2.4776 North, depth = 160.8 km. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000bi7p. Id of event: us2000bi7p.

Event epicenter was 96 km (60 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Popayán (c. 258 700 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Pitalito (c. 53 700 pop), 95 km (59 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop), 97 km (60 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Jamundí (c. 44 800 pop), 79 km (49 miles) from Santander de Quilichao (c. 40 800 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Jamundí, Florida, Neiva.

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. Every year there are an estimated 1320 moderate 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 have been detected in the same area.

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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 information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km SSE of Inza, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.0185° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.4776° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 160.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9km SSE of Inza, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-04 00:16:35 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-04 00:36:38 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 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 401 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 2.487 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 48 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000bi7p Id of event.
Event Code 2000bi7p An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000bi7p, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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