Earthquakes today

Current and latest world earthquakes breaking news, activity and articles today

Earthquake breaking news, Light World Earthquakes Magnitude 4-4.9

Light earthquake, 4.9 mag was detected near La Tebaida in Colombia

Earthquake location 4.4125S, -75.8607WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.9 (ml/mb) was reported 9 kilometers (6 miles) from La Tebaida in Colombia on Wednesday. The temblor was reported at 07:57:33 / 7:57 am (local time epicenter). Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000d3m3. Id of event: us7000d3m3. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 161.62 km (100 miles) below the earth’s surface. Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 27/01/21 / 2021-01-27 07:57:33 / January 27, 2021 @ 7:57 am. Exact location of event, depth 161.62 km, -75.8607° West, 4.4125° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Anserma, Rioblanco, Restrepo. Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 48 km (30 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 70 km (43 miles) from Ibagué (c. 421 700 pop), 82 km (51 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 24 km (15 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 52 km (32 miles) from Tuluá (c. 165 500 pop), 38 km (23 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been one, in the last 10 days one, in the past 30 days two and in the last 365 days five earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. There are an estimated 13,000 light quakes in the world each year.

Did you feel anything?

Were you asleep? Was it difficult to stand and/or walk? Leave a comment or report about shaking, activity and damage at your city, home and country. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 9 km WSW of La Tebaida, Colombia.

Copyright © 2021 All rights reserved.

More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.9 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.8607° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 4.4125° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 161.62 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 9 km WSW of La Tebaida, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-27 07:57:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-27 08:15:09 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 2 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.4 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 370 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 1.593 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.12 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 87 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 us7000d3m3 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d3m3 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d3m3, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

Leave a Reply