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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Lejanias in Colombia

Earthquake location 3.4785S, -73.9698WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was reported 7 kilometers (4 miles) from Lejanias in Colombia on Thursday. Global time and date of event 26/12/19 / 2019-12-26 05:03:56 / December 26, 2019 @ 5:03 am UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Id of earthquake: us70006xq1. Event ids that are associated: us70006xq1. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -73.9698 West, latitude 3.4785 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was reported at 00:03:56 / 12:03 am (local time epicenter).

Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop) (That might be effected). Nearest cities/city/villages to epicentrum/hypocenter was Villavicencio, Puerto Lleras, Acacías (min 5000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 83 km (52 miles) from Villavicencio (c. 321 700 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 30 km (19 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 39 km (24 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 8 km (5 miles) from Lejanías (c. 5 200 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Puerto Lleras (c. 5 100 pop).

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

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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 SE of Lejanias, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -73.9698° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.4785° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 7km SE of Lejanias, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-12-26 05:03:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-01-17 09:23:17 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 284 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 1.401 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 103 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 us70006xq1 Id of event.
Event Code 70006xq1 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us70006xq1, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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