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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake has struck near Barranquilla in Colombia

Earthquake location 10.976S, -74.7877WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) strikes 1 kilometers (1 miles) from Barranquilla in Colombia on Tuesday. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/03/19 / 2019-03-06 01:48:09 / March 6, 2019 @ 1:48 am. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The 4.5-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 20:48:09 / 8:48 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 46.57 km, -74.7877° West, 10.976° North. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 46.57 km (29 miles). All ids that are associated to the event: us1000jb2l. Unique identifier: us1000jb2l.

Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mahates, Algarrobo, Santa Rosa (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Epicenter of the event was 1 km (1 miles) from Barranquilla (c. 1 380 400 pop), 71 km (44 miles) from Santa Marta (c. 431 800 pop), 7 km (4 miles) from Soledad (c. 342 600 pop), 13 km (8 miles) from Malambo (c. 101 500 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Ciénaga (c. 88 300 pop), 41 km (26 miles) from Sabanalarga (c. 68 500 pop), 83 km (52 miles) from Fundación (c. 59 200 pop).

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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 1 km NE of Barranquilla, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.7877° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.976° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 46.57 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 1km NE of Barranquilla, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-06 01:48:09 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-06 05:21:10 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.1 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 312 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 4.589 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.04 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 51 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 us1000jb2l Id of event.
Event Code 1000jb2l An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jb2l, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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