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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 10 km SW of San Andres, Colombia



Earthquake location 6.7456S, -72.9178WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) strikes 10 kilometers (6 miles) from San Andres in Colombia on Saturday. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 15/04/18 / 2018-04-15 02:41:28 / April 15, 2018 @ 2:41 am. The 4.4-magnitude earthquake was detected at 21:41:28 / 9:41 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.9178° West, 6.7456° North, depth 150.11 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 150.11 km (93 miles). Unique identifier: us2000e0h2. Ids that are associated to the event: us2000e0h2.

The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 40 km (25 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 32 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was El Playón, Belén, Toledo (min 5000 pop).

Each 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 two and in the last 365 days thirty earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SW of San Andres, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.9178° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.7456° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150.11 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SW of San Andres, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-04-15 02:41:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-04-16 05:27:26 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 2.348 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.71 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 82 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 us2000e0h2 Id of event.
Event Code 2000e0h2 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000e0h2, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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