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Minor earthquake, 3.4 mag was detected near Sandona in Colombia

Earthquake location 1.2764S, -77.4896WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.4 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 2 kilometers (1 miles) from Sandona in Colombia. Event ids that are associated to the earthquake: us1000eea0. Id of event: us1000eea0. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.4896 West, latitude 1.2764 North, depth = 10 km. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 29/05/18 / 2018-05-29 14:15:41 / May 29, 2018 @ 2:15 pm. The temblor was detected at 09:15:41 / 9:15 am (local time epicenter). The earthquake occurred at a depth of 10 km (6 miles) below the earth’s surface.

Nearest cities/city/towns to hypocenter/epicentrum was San Pablo, La Cruz, Sibundoy (min 5000 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop). Epicenter of the earthquake was 24 km (15 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 25 km (16 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from La Unión (c. 15 100 pop).

There are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world each year. 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 one earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has occurred nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage.

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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, Location, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters and details about this quake, reported near: 2 km SW of Sandona, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.4 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.4896° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.2764° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 2km SW of Sandona, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-05-29 14:15:41 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-05-29 21:23:52 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset -300 Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 1 The total number of felt reports
CDI 3.8 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 178 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 0.631 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 1.01 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 183 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type ml The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us1000eea0 Id of event.
Event Code 1000eea0 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us1000eea0, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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