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Minor earthquake, 3.2 mag was detected near Narino in Colombia

Earthquake location 1.2427S, -77.3911WA minor earthquake magnitude 3.2 (ml/mb) has struck on Tuesday, 6 kilometers (4 miles) from Narino in Colombia. Exact location of earthquake, longitude -77.3911 West, latitude 1.2427 North, depth = 10 km. The temblor was detected at 01:08:33 / 1:08 am (local time epicenter). Event id: us2000hd3f. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000hd3f. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). Date and time of earthquake in UTC/GMT: 11/09/18 / 2018-09-11 06:08:33 / September 11, 2018 @ 6:08 am.

Close country/countries, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop), Ecuador (c. 14 791 000 pop) (That might be effected). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was San Pablo, La Cruz, Tulcán (min 5000 pop). Event epicenter was 13 km (8 miles) from Pasto (c. 382 200 pop), 60 km (37 miles) from Tulcán (c. 86 500 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Ipiales (c. 77 700 pop), 31 km (19 miles) from Túquerres (c. 20 200 pop), 50 km (31 miles) from La Unión (c. 15 100 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 three earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 3.0 to 4.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 130,000 minor earthquakes in the world.

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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. The information in this article comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Distances, Parameters, Date-Time, Location and details about this quake, detected near: 6 km SSW of Narino, Colombia.

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More information

Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 3.2 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -77.3911° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 1.2427° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 6km SSW of Narino, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2018-09-11 06:08:33 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2018-09-11 21:12:15 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 4.3 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 158 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 0.655 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.31 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 161 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 us2000hd3f Id of event.
Event Code 2000hd3f An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000hd3f, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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