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Light earthquake 4.3 mag, 11 km SE of Santa Maria, Colombia

Earthquake location 2.8793S, -75.5748WA light earthquake magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) has occurred on Tuesday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Santa Maria in Colombia. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Global time and date of event 29/01/19 / 2019-01-29 06:10:56 / January 29, 2019 @ 6:10 am UTC/GMT. Event id: us2000j9z4. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us2000j9z4. The epicenter of the earthquake was roughly 27.74 km (17 miles) below the earth’s surface. The temblor was picked up at 01:10:56 / 1:10 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -75.5748 West, latitude 2.8793 North, depth = 27.74 km.

Closest city/cities or villages, with min 5000 pop, to hypocenter/epicentrum was Florida, Miranda, Corinto. Event epicenter was 33 km (20 miles) from Neiva (c. 352 900 pop), 88 km (55 miles) from Florida (c. 47 200 pop), 53 km (33 miles) from Belalcazar (c. 31 800 pop), 76 km (47 miles) from Garzón (c. 29 500 pop), 35 km (22 miles) from Campoalegre (c. 22 600 pop), 65 km (40 miles) from La Plata (c. 19 300 pop). Close country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop).

In the past 24 hours, there have been two, in the last 10 days three, in the past 30 days three and in the last 365 days four earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that have been detected nearby. Earthquakes 4.0 to 5.0 are often felt, but only causes minor damage. Every year there are an estimated 13,000 light earthquakes in the world.

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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: 11 km SE of Santa Maria, Colombia. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -75.5748° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 2.8793° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 27.74 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11km SE of Santa Maria, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2019-01-29 06:10:56 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2019-02-27 10:41:34 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 284 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 1.29 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.95 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 94 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 us2000j9z4 Id of event.
Event Code 2000j9z4 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us2000j9z4, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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