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Moderate earthquake, 5.1 mag strikes near Urrao in Colombia

Earthquake location 6.2112S, -76.1506WA moderate earthquake magnitude 5.1 (ml/mb) has struck on Monday, 11 kilometers (7 miles) from Urrao in Colombia. Global time and date of event 01/03/21 / 2021-03-01 22:57:40 / March 1, 2021 @ 10:57 pm UTC/GMT. The earthquake was roughly at a depth of 10 km (6 miles). The 5.1-magnitude earthquake was detected at 22:57:40 / 10:57 pm (local time epicenter). Exact location of event, depth 10 km, -76.1506° West, 6.2112° North. A tsunami warning has not been issued (Does not indicate if a tsunami actually did or will exist). Event id: us7000deqh. Ids that are associated to the earthquake: us7000deqh.

Nearby country/countries that might be effected, Colombia (c. 47 790 000 pop). Event epicenter was 65 km (40 miles) from Medellín (c. 2 000 000 pop), 67 km (42 miles) from Bello (c. 392 900 pop), 61 km (38 miles) from Itagüí (c. 281 900 pop), 62 km (38 miles) from Envigado (c. 163 000 pop), 81 km (50 miles) from Quibdó (c. 75 100 pop), 58 km (36 miles) from Caldas (c. 65 600 pop), 86 km (54 miles) from Rionegro (c. 62 300 pop). Nearest city/cities or towns, with min 5000 pop, to epicentrum/hypocenter was Mistrató, Anserma, Aguadas.

There are an estimated 1320 moderate quakes 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 two earthquakes of magnitude 3.0 or greater that has struck near. Earthquakes 5.0 to 6.0 may cause light damage to buildings and other structures.

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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. This information comes from the USGS Earthquake Notification Service. Read more about the earthquake, Seismometer information, Date-Time, Location, Distances, Parameters and details about this quake, recorded: 11 km S of Urrao, Colombia.

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Parameter Value Description
Magnitude 5.1 mb The magnitude for the event.
Longitude -76.1506° West Decimal degrees longitude. Negative values for western longitudes.
Latitude 6.2112° North Decimal degrees latitude. Negative values for southern latitudes.
Depth 10 km Depth of the event in kilometers.
Place 11 km S of Urrao, Colombia Textual description of named geographic region near to the event. This may be a city name, or a Flinn-Engdahl Region name.
Time 2021-03-01 22:57:40 Time when the event occurred. UTC/GMT
Updated 2021-03-01 23:53:25 Time when the event was most recently updated. UTC/GMT
Timezone offset Timezone offset from UTC in minutes at the event epicenter.
Felt 45 The total number of felt reports
CDI 7.8 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 435 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 0.618 Horizontal distance from the epicenter to the nearest station (in degrees).
Root Mean Square 0.91 sec The root-mean-square (RMS) travel time residual, in sec, using all weights.
Azimuthal Gap 133 The largest azimuthal gap between azimuthally adjacent stations (in degrees).
Magnitude Type mww The method or algorithm used to calculate the preferred magnitude for the event.
Event Type earthquake Type of seismic event.
Event ID us7000deqh Id of event.
Event Code 7000deqh An identifying code assigned by, and unique from, the corresponding source for the event.
Event IDS ,us7000deqh, A comma-separated list of event ids that are associated to an event.

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