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Light earthquake 4.4 mag, 19 km S of Riosucio, Colombia

Earthquake location 7.262S, -77.1418WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) was reported 19 kilometers (12 miles) from Riosucio in Colombia on Thursday. Exact location, longitude -77.1418° West, latitude 7.262° North, depth = 35.69 km. Id of earthquake: us2000i4m0. Event ids that are associated: us2000i4m0. The temblor was reported at 03:18:52 / 3:18 am (local time epicenter). Global time and date of event 25/10/18 / 2018-10-25 08:18:52 / October 25, 2018 @ 8:18 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 35.69 km (22 miles).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Apartadó, Carepa, Chigorodó. Earthquake epicenter was 89 km (56 miles) from Apartadó (c. 86 400 pop), 68 km (42 miles) from Chigorodó (c. 48 400 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Carepa (c. 20 600 pop), 20 km (13 miles) from Riosucio (c. 7 200 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 19 km S of Riosucio, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.1418° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.262° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 35.69 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 19km S of Riosucio, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-10-25 08:18:52 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-14 11:45:07 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 3.271 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.11 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 95 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 us2000i4m0 Id of event.
Event Code 2000i4m0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000i4m0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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