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Strong earthquake 6.1 mag, 7 km NW of El Dovio, Colombia

Earthquake location 4.5596S, -76.2801WA earthquake with magnitude 6.1 (ml/mb) was detected on Saturday, 7 kilometers (4 miles) from El Dovio in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, -76.2801° West, 4.5596° North, depth 113.28 km. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 113.28 km (70 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 14:21:16 / 2:21 pm (local time epicenter). Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 23/03/19 / 2019-03-23 19:21:16 / March 23, 2019 @ 7:21 pm. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000jkrq. Id of event: us1000jkrq. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Supía, Rovira, Aranzazu. Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 117 km (73 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 102 km (63 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 113 km (71 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 112 km (70 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 75 km (46 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 54 km (33 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop).

There are an estimated 135 quakes in the world each year. Earthquakes 6.0 to 6.9 may cause a lot of damage in very populated areas. 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 ten earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby.

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How did you react? Was there any damage to buildings? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 7 km NW of El Dovio, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 6.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2801° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.5596° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 113.28 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km NW of El Dovio, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-03-23 19:21:16 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-03-23 19:40:02 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 572 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 1.972 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.28 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 27 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 us1000jkrq Id of event.
Event Code 1000jkrq An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000jkrq, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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