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Moderate earthquake: M5.1 quake has struck near Colombia in Colombia

Earthquake location 3.3921S, -74.6077WA moderate earthquake with magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Thursday, 21 kilometers (13 miles) from Colombia in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, -74.6077° West, 3.3921° North, depth 47.72 km. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 00:39:34 / 12:39 am (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 19/07/18 / 2018-07-19 05:39:34 / July 19, 2018 @ 5:39 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter was at a depth of 47.72 km (30 miles). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000g8gz. Id of event: us2000g8gz.

Epicenter of the event was 91 km (57 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 103 km (64 miles) from Girardot City (c. 130 300 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Espinal (c. 56 200 pop), 101 km (63 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Melgar (c. 26 000 pop), 102 km (64 miles) from Flandes (c. 20 900 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Chaparral (c. 20 000 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chaparral, Girardot City, Flandes. Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected).

Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures. 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 has struck near. There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes in the world each year.

Questions or comments?

How did you respond? Did any furniture slide, topple over, or become displaced? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, city and country. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, that has occurred near: 21 km E of Colombia, Colombia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.6077° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.3921° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.72 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 21km E of Colombia, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-07-19 05:39:34 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-07-19 06:05:26 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 68 The total number of felt reports
CDI 4.6 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 431 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 1.471 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.33 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 59 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 us2000g8gz Id of event.
Event Code 2000g8gz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000g8gz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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