Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake - Colombia on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 09:28 (GMT)

Moderate mag. 5.0 earthquake  - Colombia on Thursday, 13 December 2018 at 09:28 (GMT)

Moderate magnitude 5.0 earthquake at 10 km depth

13 Dec 09:41 UTC: First to report: GFZ after 13 minutes.
Date & time: 13 Dec 2018 09:28:17 UTC###AGESTRINGCOPY###
Magnitude: 5.0
Depth: 10.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 5.04°N / 73.11°W (Colombia)
Nearest volcano: San Diego (214 km / 133 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
28 km (18 mi) E of Garagoa (pop: 11,100)
30 km (19 mi) NW of Monterrey (pop: 7,760)
40 km (25 mi) E of Guateque (pop: 7,070)
62 km (39 mi) SSE of Tunja (pop: 117,500)
77 km (48 mi) SSW of Sogamoso (pop: 126,600)
88 km (54 mi) S of Duitama (pop: 92,000)
118 km (73 mi) ENE of Bogota (pop: 7,674,400)
303 km (188 mi) ESE of Medellin (pop: 2,000,000)
Primary data source: GFZ
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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MagnitudeDepthLocationSource
M 5.010 kmColombiaGFZ
M 5.044 kmColombiaGeoAu

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
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Aftershocks of the 5.0 quake Colombia 13 December 09:28 UTC

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