Light mag. 3.5 earthquake - 161 km southwest of Bogotá, Colombia, on Sunday, August 23, 2020 at 09:53 (GMT) -
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Light magnitude 3.5 earthquake at 8 km depth
23 Aug 10:02 UTC: First to report: EMSC after 9 minutes.
Depth: 8.0 km
Epicenter latitude / longitude: 3.38°N / 74.84°W↗ (Alpujarra, Tolima, Colombia)
Antipode: 3.38°S / 105.16°E↗
Nearest volcano: Machin (137 km / 85 mi)
Nearby towns and cities:
4 km (3 mi) W of Colombia (Huila) (pop: 2,390) --> See nearby quakes!
35 km (21 mi) NE of Santa Maria de Nunchia (Huila) (pop: 4,400) --> See nearby quakes!
39 km (24 mi) SE of Natagaima (Tolima) (pop: 11,200) --> See nearby quakes!
47 km (29 mi) ENE of Aipe (Villavieja, Huila) (pop: 7,960) --> See nearby quakes!
48 km (30 mi) NE of Tello (Huila) (pop: 4,870) --> See nearby quakes!
81 km (50 mi) ESE of Chaparral (Tolima) (pop: 20,000) --> See nearby quakes!
86 km (53 mi) S of Espinal (Tolima) (pop: 56,200) --> See nearby quakes!
94 km (59 mi) SSW of Melgar (Tolima) (pop: 26,000) --> See nearby quakes!
126 km (78 mi) SSE of Ibagué (Tolima) (pop: 421,700) --> See nearby quakes!
161 km (100 mi) SSW of Bogota (Bogota D.C.) (pop: 7,674,400) --> See nearby quakes!
Primary data source: EMSC (European-Mediterranean Seismological Centre)
Estimated released energy: 1.1 x 1010 joules (3.12 megawatt hours, equivalent to 2.68 tons of TNT) More info
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|3.5||8 km||70 km NE of Neiva, Colombia||EMSC|
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