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Light earthquake: M4.5 quake strikes near Aquitania in Colombia

Earthquake location 5.4466S, -72.9WA light earthquake magnitude 4.5 (mg/mb) has occurred on Saturday, 8 kilometers (5 miles) from Aquitania in Colombia. The temblor was reported at 04:00:55 / 4:00 am (local time epicenter) at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Global time of event 16/05/15 / 2015-05-16 09:00:55 / May 16, 2015 @ 9:00 am UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued, according to the U.S. Geological Survey. Exact location of event, longitude -72.9 West, latitude 5.4466 North, depth 10 km, unique identifier, us100029qy. Ids that are associated to the event, ,us100029qy,.

Close countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). The epicenter was 30 km (19 miles) from Sogamoso (c. 126 600 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Tunja (c. 117 500 pop), 45 km (28 miles) from Duitama (c. 92 000 pop), 57 km (35 miles) from Yopal (c. 61 000 pop), 96 km (59 miles) from Barbosa (c. 20 400 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from Aguazul (c. 15 700 pop), 44 km (27 miles) from Paipa (c. 13 600 pop). Nearest city, towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Barbosa, Chocontá, Moniquirá.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.5 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -72.9° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.4466° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 8km S of Aquitania, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2015-05-16 09:00:55 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2015-05-16 09:32:50 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 0 The total number of felt reports
CDI 1 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 0.508 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 74 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 us100029qy Id of event.
Event Code 100029qy An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us100029qy, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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