Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 15 km southeast of Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Thursday, 21 December 2017 at 19:26 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - 15 km southeast of Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Thursday, 21 December 2017 at 19:26 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 146 km depth

21 Dec 19:40 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 21 Dec 2017 19:26:38 UTC
Magnitude: 5
Depth: 146.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 4.02°N / 76.08°W (Municipio de Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: Machin (92 km / 57 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
15 km (9 mi) ESE of Tulua (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 165,500) --> See nearby quakes!
19 km (12 mi) SSE of Andalucia (Andalucía, Valle del Cauca) (pop: 17,400) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (17 mi) ENE of Guadalajara de Buga (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 118,000) --> See nearby quakes!
32 km (20 mi) SSW of Sevilla (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 41,600) --> See nearby quakes!
42 km (26 mi) S of Zarzal (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 28,800) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) SW of Caicedonia (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 32,400) --> See nearby quakes!
45 km (28 mi) NE of El Cerrito (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 38,400) --> See nearby quakes!
59 km (37 mi) NNE of Palmira (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 248,000) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (51 mi) NE of Santiago de Cali (Valle del Cauca) (pop: 2,392,900) --> See nearby quakes!
231 km (144 mi) WSW of Bogota (Bogota D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: GFZ (German Research Centre for Geosciences)
Estimated released energy: 2 x 1012 joules (554 megawatt hours, equivalent to 477 tons of TNT) More info
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Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies

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M 5.0146 kmColombiaGFZ
M 4.6156 km- 5km SW of Andalucia, ColombiaUSGS

User reports for this quake (3)

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Chaparral (73 km ESE of epicenter) [Map] / Very weak shaking (MMI II) : Estaba sentado en mi cama y se empezó a sacudir levemente pero perceptible muchas personas de mi casa no lo sintieron pero yo sí (reported through our app)
Cali, Versalles / Moderate shaking (MMI V)
86.8 km SW of epicenter [Map] / Weak shaking (MMI III) : On a 9th story, and although I felt it, other people at home did not
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 15 km southeast of Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, 21 December 2017 19:26 GMT

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Recorded aftershocks, latest first (0 quakes):
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Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 15 km southeast of Tulua, Departamento del Valle del Cauca, Colombia, on Thursday, 21 December 2017 at 19:26 (GMT)
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