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Moderate earthquake, 5.4 mag strikes near Santa Maria in Colombia

Earthquake location 3.0558S, -75.7152WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 13 kilometers (8 miles) from Santa Maria in Colombia. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 19.87 km (12 miles) below the earth’s surface. All ids that are associated to the event: us2000j9um. Unique identifier: us2000j9um. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 19.87 km, -75.7152° West, 3.0558° North. Global time and date of event 28/01/19 / 2019-01-28 21:07:11 / January 28, 2019 @ 9:07 pm UTC/GMT. The 5.4-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 16:07:11 / 4:07 pm (local time epicenter).

Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Suárez, Morales, Guacarí. The epicenter was 99 km (62 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 104 km (65 miles) from Yumbo (c. 71 400 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Puerto Tejada (c. 53 700 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Jamundí (c. 44 800 pop).

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 two, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Each year there are an estimated 1320 moderate earthquakes in the world.

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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. 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: 13 km NNW of Santa Maria, Colombia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.7152° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.0558° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 19.87 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 13km NNW of Santa Maria, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-28 21:07:11 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-01-28 21:24:48 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 17 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 456 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 2.256 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.56 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 80 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us2000j9um Id of event.
Event Code 2000j9um An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j9um, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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