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Light earthquake, 4.4 mag strikes near Mesetas in Colombia

Earthquake location 3.3119S, -74.1005WA light earthquake magnitude 4.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 10 kilometers (6 miles) from Mesetas in Colombia. Unique identifier: us1000dvhz. Ids that are associated to the event: us1000dvhz. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 47.44 km (29 miles). Exact location of earthquake, -74.1005° West, 3.3119° North, depth 47.44 km. The temblor was detected at 14:19:51 / 2:19 pm (local time epicenter). Exact time and date of earthquake 01/05/18 / 2018-05-01 19:19:51 / May 1, 2018 @ 7:19 pm UTC/GMT. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist).

Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 84 km (52 miles) from Acacías (c. 40 600 pop), 51 km (32 miles) from Granada (c. 32 400 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from San Martín (c. 16 300 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Lejanías (c. 5 200 pop), 84 km (52 miles) from Puerto Lleras (c. 5 100 pop), 73 km (46 miles) from Guamal (c. 5 000 pop). Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was Acacías, Puerto Lleras, Guamal (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 four 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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Did objects rattle, topple over, or fall off shelves? Leave a comment or report about activity, shaking and damage at your home, country and city. Read more about the earthquake, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 10 km SW of Mesetas, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -74.1005° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 3.3119° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 47.44 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 10km SW of Mesetas, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-01 19:19:51 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-03 16:58:10 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 298 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 1.538 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.05 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 81 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 us1000dvhz Id of event.
Event Code 1000dvhz An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000dvhz, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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