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Light earthquake, 4.5 mag has occurred near Cubara in Colombia

Earthquake location 7.1364S, -72.1693WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has occurred on Monday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Cubara in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of earthquake, -72.1693° West, 7.1364° North, depth 36.16 km. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 36.16 km (22 miles). Exact time and date of earthquake 06/05/19 / 2019-05-06 14:32:28 / May 6, 2019 @ 2:32 pm UTC/GMT. The temblor was reported at 09:32:28 / 9:32 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us70003llx. Event ids that are associated: us70003llx.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Cúcuta, Tame, Los Patios (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Earthquake epicenter was 92 km (57 miles) from Cúcuta (c. 721 400 pop), 70 km (44 miles) from San Cristóbal (c. 246 600 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Los Patios (c. 58 700 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 66 km (41 miles) from Rubio (c. 51 600 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from San Antonio del Táchira (c. 32 500 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days four, in the past 30 days five and in the last 365 days twenty-eight earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that was reported nearby.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 16 km NNW of Cubara, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.1693° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 7.1364° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 36.16 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km NNW of Cubara, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-05-06 14:32:28 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-05-16 18:28:45 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 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 1.533 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.54 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 101 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 us70003llx Id of event.
Event Code 70003llx An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70003llx, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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