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Light earthquake 4.5 mag, 16 km SSW of Piedecuesta, Colombia

Earthquake location 6.8479S, -73.1081WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (ml/mb) has struck on Wednesday, 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Piedecuesta in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 03/07/19 / 2019-07-03 07:40:08 / July 3, 2019 @ 7:40 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 150.8 km (94 miles). Exact location of event, longitude -73.1081 West, latitude 6.8479 North, depth = 150.8 km. The 4.5-magnitude earthquake was detected at 02:40:08 / 2:40 am (local time epicenter). Id of earthquake: us7000494j. Event ids that are associated: us7000494j.

Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Yondó, Toledo, Barrancabermeja (min 5000 pop). The epicenter was 31 km (19 miles) from Bucaramanga (c. 571 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Floridablanca (c. 252 300 pop), 86 km (53 miles) from Barrancabermeja (c. 191 400 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Girón (c. 108 500 pop), 17 km (10 miles) from Piedecuesta (c. 86 400 pop), 78 km (48 miles) from Pamplona (c. 53 600 pop), 33 km (20 miles) from San Gil (c. 33 600 pop).

Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Each year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world. In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days four and in the last 365 days thirty-two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected in the same area.

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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 16 km SSW of Piedecuesta, 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 -73.1081° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.8479° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 150.8 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km SSW of Piedecuesta, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-03 07:40:08 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-03 07:55:06 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 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 0.949 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.09 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 63 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 us7000494j Id of event.
Event Code 7000494j An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000494j, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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