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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 16 km ENE of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia

Earthquake location 10.0805S, -73.095WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) was reported 16 kilometers (10 miles) from Agustin Codazzi in Colombia on Friday. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Unique identifier: us70004jg6. Ids that are associated to the event: us70004jg6. Exact location of event, depth 128.96 km, -73.095° West, 10.0805° North. Exact time and date of event in UTC/GMT: 13/07/19 / 2019-07-13 02:39:02 / July 13, 2019 @ 2:39 am. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 128.96 km (80 miles). The temblor was picked up at 21:39:02 / 9:39 pm (local time epicenter).

Event epicenter was 46 km (29 miles) from Valledupar (c. 308 200 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from La Villa del Rosario (c. 65 000 pop), 59 km (37 miles) from Machiques (c. 63 000 pop), 16 km (10 miles) from Agustín Codazzi (c. 51 500 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from San Juan del Cesar (c. 26 800 pop), 94 km (58 miles) from Fonseca (c. 23 500 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Villanueva (c. 18 700 pop). Nearby country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Venezuela (c. 27 223 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Chiriguaná, El Copey, Fonseca (min 5000 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 was reported nearby. There are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes 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. 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: 16 km ENE of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.095° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 10.0805° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 128.96 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 16km ENE of Agustin Codazzi, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-07-13 02:39:02 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-07-13 03:01:20 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 326 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 1.546 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.96 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 85 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 us70004jg6 Id of event.
Event Code 70004jg6 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70004jg6, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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