Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - 1.2 km northwest of Campohermoso, Departamento de Boyaca, Colombia, on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 09:28 (GMT)
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Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth
13 Dec 09:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.04°N / 73.11°W (Campohermoso, Departamento de Boyaca, Colombia)
Nearest volcano: San Diego (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
1 km (1 mi) NW of Campohermoso (Boyacá) (pop: 695) --> See nearby quakes!
18 km (11 mi) SSE of Miraflores (Boyacá) (pop: 2,770) --> See nearby quakes!
28 km (18 mi) E of Garagoa (Boyacá) (pop: 11,100) --> See nearby quakes!
30 km (19 mi) NW of Monterrey (Casanare) (pop: 7,760) --> See nearby quakes!
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Tunja (pop: 117,500) --> See nearby quakes!
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Sogamoso (Boyacá) (pop: 126,600) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) WSW of Yopal (Departamento de Casanare) (pop: 61,000) --> See nearby quakes!
88 km (54 mi) S of Duitama (Boyacá) (pop: 92,000) --> See nearby quakes!
115 km (72 mi) NNE of Villavicencio (Departamento del Meta) (pop: 321,700) --> See nearby quakes!
118 km (73 mi) ENE 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
Data for the same earthquake reported by different agencies
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|M 5.0||10 km||Colombia||GFZ|
|M 4.8||20 km||COLOMBIA||EMSC|
|M 4.8||10 km||- 8km SSE of Paez, Colombia||USGS|
|M 5.0||44 km||Colombia||GeoAu|
User reports for this quake (1)
User reports estimate the perceived ground shaking intensity according to the MMI (Modified Mercalli Intensity) scale.
Medellín, Colombia / not felt
Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake 1.2 km northwest of Campohermoso, Departamento de Boyaca, Colombia, 13 December 2018 09:28 GMT
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So far, no aftershocks have been registered.