Get our newsletter!
Check out our volcano tours on VolcanoAdventures.com!
Volcanoes & Earthquakes - new app for Android
Guaranteed tours:
27 Dec 18 - 2 Jan 2019: Kilauea Volcano Special - Big Island, Hawaiʻi
9-22 Feb 2019: Desert, salt and volcanoes - Danakil desert (Ethiopia)
2-17 May 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
4-11(12) May 2019: Fascination Volcano - Santorini Island (Greece)
4-12 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
11-19 May 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
7-12 Jun 2019: Adventure Volcano - Yasur Volcano Travel - Tanna Island (Vanuatu)
8-16 Jun 2019: From Stromboli to Etna - Eolian Islands + Etna volcano (Italy)
14-30 Jun 2019: Volcanoes and Spices - N-Sulawesi + Halmahera (Indonesia)
8-23 Jul 2019: From Krakatau to Bali - Java (Indonesia)
: spaces available / : guaranteed / : few spaces left / : booked out
Interactive map of latest earthquakes and active volcanoes in the world

Support us?


Maintaining the volcano and earthquake news sections on this website, the free Volcano Webcams tool and interactive map widget is a free-time, both time- and server cost intensive effort.
If you find the information useful and would like to support us, and help keep it alive and improve it, please consider making a small donation. Thank you!
Random pictures

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake - NORTHERN COLOMBIA on Friday, 12 October 2018

Light mag. 4.5 earthquake  - NORTHERN COLOMBIA on Friday, 12 October 2018
Date & time: Fri, 12 Oct 04:56:51 UTC
Magnitude: 4.5
Depth: 164.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 6.73°N / 73.04°W
Nearest volcano: San Diego (242 km)
Primary data source: EMSC
If you felt this quake (or if you were near the epicenter), please share your experience with us and submit a short "I felt it" report.
You can use your GPS or device location as well to show where you were during the earthquake.
- thank you.

Data for same earthquake as reported from other agencies
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Fri, 12 Oct
Fri, 12 Oct 04:56 UTCM 4.5 / 164.4 km- 4km NNW of Aratoca, Colombia[Map]USGS

"I felt it" reports:
(243.2 km WSW from epicenter) [Map] / not felt: Estuvo fuerte pero lo sentí de poca duración. (via app)
(40.2 km NNW from epicenter) [Map] / MMI IV (Light shaking) (via app)
Earthquakes in same area up to 1 year afterwards (likely aftershocks)
TimeMag. / DepthLocationMapSource
Mon, 15 Oct
Mon, 15 Oct 02:02 UTCM 3.6 / 135 km - [info] (234 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC
Tue, 23 Oct
Tue, 23 Oct 10:43 UTCM 4.2 / 146 km - [info] (239 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC
San Gil (Colombia) (33 km S from epicenter)(no details): Dormía profundamente por lo cuál no lo persivi. (via EMSC)
Thu, 15 Nov
Thu, 15 Nov 02:51 UTCM 3.9 / 147 km - [info] (238 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 15 Nov 20:28 UTCM 3.6 / 147 km - [info]NORTHERN COLOMBIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 16 Nov
Fri, 16 Nov 07:31 UTCM 3.3 / 9 km - [info]25 Km al oeste de El Nula[Map]FUNVISIS
Thu, 22 Nov
Thu, 22 Nov 03:25 UTCM 3.5 / 146 km - [info] (237 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC
Thu, 29 Nov
Thu, 29 Nov 05:31 UTCM 4.6 / 161.2 km - [info] (251 km)- 11km NNE of Aratoca, Colombia
[Map]
USGS
Fri, 30 Nov
Fri, 30 Nov 07:43 UTCM 3.5 / 147 km - [info]NORTHERN COLOMBIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 30 Nov 07:46 UTCM 3.9 / 147 km - [info]NORTHERN COLOMBIA[Map]EMSC
Fri, 7 Dec
Fri, 7 Dec 10:36 UTCM 2.9 / 1.3 km - [info] (377 km)27 Km al sureste de El Nula
[Map]
FUNVISIS
Sun, 9 Dec
Sun, 9 Dec 05:34 UTCM 3.6 / 147 km - [info] (235 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC
Mon, 10 Dec
Mon, 10 Dec 11:50 UTCM 3.9 / 4 km - [info] (129 km)NORTHERN COLOMBIA
[Map]
EMSC

 

More on VolcanoDiscovery:

Copyrights: VolcanoDiscovery and other sources as noted.
Use of material: Text and images on this webpage are copyrighted. Further reproduction and use without authorization is not consented. If you need licensing rights for photographs, for example for publications and commercial use, please contact us.
Home | Travel | Destinations | Volcanoes | Photos | Earthquakes | About | Glossary | News | Contact | Privacy | Imprint || Français | Deutsch
Follow us: