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Light earthquake 4.6 mag, 2 km NW of San Pedro, Colombia

Earthquake location 4.0085S, -76.2402WA light earthquake magnitude 4.6 (ml/mb) strikes 2 kilometers (1 miles) from San Pedro in Colombia on Monday. Unique identifier: us700090hk. Ids that are associated to the event: us700090hk. The 4.6-magnitude earthquake has occurred at 15:44:19 / 3:44 pm (local time epicenter). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Exact location of event, depth 156.54 km, -76.2402° West, 4.0085° North. Exact time and date of earthquake 13/04/20 / 2020-04-13 20:44:19 / April 13, 2020 @ 8:44 pm UTC/GMT. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 156.54 km (97 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Buenaventura, Circasia, Corinto (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 71 km (44 miles) from Cali (c. 2 392 900 pop), 85 km (53 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Palmira (c. 248 000 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Buenaventura (c. 240 400 pop), 10 km (6 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 90 km (56 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 14 km (8 miles) from Buga (c. 118 000 pop). Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 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. 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.

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What was your situation during the earthquake? Leave a comment or report about damage, shaking and activity at your home, city and country. Read more about the earthquake, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 2 km NW of San Pedro, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.6 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2402° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.0085° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 156.54 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km NW of San Pedro, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2020-04-13 20:44:19 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2020-04-20 17:37:39 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 2.086 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.93 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 115 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 us700090hk Id of event.
Event Code 700090hk An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us700090hk, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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