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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 49 km NW of Ituango, Colombia



Earthquake location 7.5193S, -76.0517WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 49 kilometers (30 miles) from Ituango in Colombia. Global time and date of event 23/11/17 / 2017-11-23 20:44:40 / November 23, 2017 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was picked up at 15:44:40 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 31.64 km (20 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us2000btmv. Event ids that are associated: us2000btmv. Exact location of earthquake, -76.0517° West, 7.5193° North, depth 31.64 km.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yarumal, San Pedro de Urabá, Montelíbano (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 75 km (47 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Montelíbano (c. 85 000 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 73 km (45 miles) from Tierralta (c. 26 200 pop), 93 km (58 miles) from Yarumal (c. 22 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).

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

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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 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: 49 km NW of Ituango, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.0517° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.5193° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 31.64 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 49km NW of Ituango, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2017-11-23 20:44:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2017-11-23 21:40:28 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 1.371 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.5 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us2000btmv Id of event.
Event Code 2000btmv An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000btmv, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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