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Strong earthquake, 6.1 mag strikes near Mountain in Colombia

Earthquake location 13.2S, -81.1WA earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 34 kilometers (21 miles) from Mountain in Colombia. A tsunami warning has been issued near Mountain in Colombia (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 25/11/18 / 2018-11-25 03:40:47 / November 25, 2018 @ 3:40 am. Id of earthquake: at00piqcvz. Event ids that are associated: pt18329000, at00piqcvz. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -81.1° West, 13.2° North. The temblor was reported at 22:40:47 / 10:40 pm (local time epicenter).

Earthquake epicenter was 94 km (59 miles) from San Andrés (c. 58 300 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Andrés.

There are an estimated 135 earthquakes in the world each year. In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas.

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Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 34 km ESE of Mountain, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -81.1° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 13.2° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 34km ESE of Mountain, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-11-25 03:40:47 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-11-25 03:48:06 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 1 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 572 A number describing how significant the event is. Larger numbers indicate a more significant event.
Network at The ID of a data contributor. Identifies the network considered to be the preferred source of information for this event.
Sources ,pt,at, A comma-separated list of network contributors.
Number of Stations Used 64 The total number of Number of seismic stations which reported P- and S-arrival times for this earthquake.
Horizontal Distance 0.3611227 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 2.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 28.799997696 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type Mi The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID at00piqcvz Id of event.
Event Code 00piqcvz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,pt18329000,at00piqcvz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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