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Light earthquake: M4.3 quake has struck near Pueblo Rico in Colombia

Earthquake location 5.1321S, -76.2115WA light earthquake with magnitude 4.3 (ml/mb) was detected on Wednesday, 22 kilometers (14 miles) from Pueblo Rico in Colombia. Global date and time of event UTC/GMT: 06/01/21 / 2021-01-06 03:58:21 / January 6, 2021 @ 3:58 am. Id of earthquake: us7000d0b7. Event ids that are associated: us7000d0b7. The earthquake occurred at a depth of 105.23 km (65 miles). A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). The temblor was detected at 03:58:21 / 3:58 am (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, longitude -76.2115 West, latitude 5.1321 North, depth = 105.23 km.

Epicenter of the event was 67 km (42 miles) from Pereira (c. 440 100 pop), 77 km (48 miles) from Manizales (c. 357 800 pop), 89 km (55 miles) from Armenia (c. 315 300 pop), 69 km (43 miles) from Dos Quebradas (c. 179 600 pop), 54 km (34 miles) from Cartago (c. 134 800 pop), 80 km (50 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop). Country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Closest city/cities/towns to epicentrum/hypocenter was Calarcá, La Tebaida, Armenia (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 five 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. Each 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, Distances, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Parameters, Location and details about this quake, that has struck: 22 km WSW of Pueblo Rico, Colombia. This data comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 4.3 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.2115° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 5.1321° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 105.23 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 22 km WSW of Pueblo Rico, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-01-06 03:58:21 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-01-22 02:49:31 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset 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 1.252 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.77 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 61 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 us7000d0b7 Id of event.
Event Code 7000d0b7 An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000d0b7, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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